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Residents PyeongChang openly expressed strong disappointment

July 5 2007
07:26

Upon learning that their town will not become the capital of the Winter Olympics in 2014, residents of the South Korean city Pyeongchang massively expressed their disappointment.

During the announcement of the results of voting IOC here, it was early morning. Thousands of people gathered on the square in front of City Hall PyeongChang, which was installed a large television screen. At a time when IOC president Jacques Rogge on the results of the runoff vote, which came out of Sochi and Pyeongchang, announced the victory of Russia over the area for a few seconds of silence. A moment later, realizing the meaning of spoken words Rogge, many of you have cast on the ground flags with the inscription "Pyeongchang 2014, and the questions not yet understand what happened shortly disappointed children, parents answered:" No ".

"It's worse than four years ago, because this time we really thought that win," - said one of the city's residents. The fact that Pyeongchang was not the first time takes part in the fight for the right to be the Olympic capital. In 2003, he pretended to take the Olympic Winter Games in 2010, but lost to Vancouver, Canada, and also - in the final vote. About this transmits AP.

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