Qatar was nonetheless dedicated Friday to bid for the 2032 Olympics regardless of the IOC heading into unique talks with best choice Brisbane.
The International Olympic Committee used its new, extra versatile bidding course of final week to call the Australian coastal metropolis its most popular alternative greater than 11 years earlier than the Games.
That choice appeared to shock different anticipated candidates together with Qatari capital Doha and Budapest, Hungary.
The Qatar Olympic Committee on Friday “reiterated its total commitment to maintaining continuous dialogue” with an IOC-appointed panel which might have ongoing talks — and even strategy — seemingly candidates for any future Games.
Doha utilized to enter two earlier Summer Games bidding contests however didn’t progress to be accepted on the IOC’s checklist of candidates.
One issue weighing in opposition to Qatar is searing warmth within the July-August slot the IOC prefers to carry the Summer Games.
Doha hosted the 2019 monitor and subject world championships from late-September into October.
“We have listened and learned from our two previous bids and humbly believe that we are now perfectly positioned to deliver a low-risk, sustainable and world-class edition of the Games,” Qatari Olympic chief Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani mentioned in an announcement.
The IOC has given no timetable for a call to substantiate Brisbane or open up the competition.