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Moscow hopes to host the 2012 Olympics

July 6 2005

Singapore. Moscow is an Olympic bid at the 117th IOC Session.

In case if Russia gets the right to accept the 2012 Summer Olympics , the capital prepare all Olympic venues by 2010, promised to athletic director Bid Committee Moscow 2012 Olympic champion Dmitry Svatkovsky

The presentation, which lasted about an hour, took part flew in Wednesday morning in Singapore, Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov, the chairman of the Bid Committee, "Moscow-2012", Vice-Mayor of Moscow Valery Shantsev, the head of the Federal Agency for Physical Culture and Sport Vyacheslav Fetisov, President of ROC Leonid Tyagachev, IOC vice-president Vitaly Smirnov, general manager, "Moscow-2012" Alexander Chernov, PR-director of "Moscow 2012" Julia Bordovskikh, Olympic champions Larissa Latynina, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Irina Rodnina, Aleksei Nemov Oleg Saitov, Timoshinin Alexander, Alexander Popov.

In a video message to members of the IOC asked the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, who said that they have to make tough choices today among the five worthy candidates. He stressed that Moscow, a city on the crossroads between Europe and Asia, one of the cultural capitals of the world, ready to take participants and guests of the major sports today.

Announcement of the capital XXX Summer Olympics in 2012 is scheduled for 15.30, Moscow time, RIA Novosti news agency.

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