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Luzhkov ready adopt Olympics already in 2008

October 29 2007

Mayor of Moscow said that the capital is ready to take the first Youth Olympic Games are not in 2010, and in 2008.

"Our ability to now give us the full right to hold the first Youth Olympic Games in Moscow and not even in 2010, and, if necessary, later this year" - said Yuri Luzhkov on Monday at a presentation application book of Moscow as a candidate for an Junior Olympics 2010. On it informs "Interfax".

He said the decision to hold the first Youth Olympic Games was made by the International Olympic Committee in conjunction with the decision to hold the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Luzhkov said that Moscow was an initiator of ambitious Junior Olympics.

The Russian capital has extensive experience in holding major international youth tournament, said the mayor. "All this gives us the opportunity to talk about the most powerful experiences of such events," - "Luzhkov said. "We know how to organize it. Of all the candidates - we have the powerful potential of the Olympic Games", - concluded the Mayor.

On materials Pravda.Ru .

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