The Australian city and surrounding South East Queensland have been approved to host the Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). session in Tokyo on Wednesday.
IOC President Thomas Bach said: “Brisbane 2032 is the first prospective host country to be elected and to fully benefit from a new flexible approach to Olympic host country election.”
This approach, Bach adds, encourages Olympic projects to utilize existing and temporary venues.
The Games are scheduled to run from July 23 to August 8, with the Paralympics taking place from August 24 to September 5, across 37 venues.
Brisbane and the surrounding area will host or co-host a number of sporting events over the next few years, including the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball Championship, the 2022 UCI World Road Championships in motorsport. cycling and the 2023 Women’s Basketball World Championship at FIFA football.
The region also hosts the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, an area that will host several events in 2032.
Mr Bach said: “The Brisbane 2032 vision and the Olympic plan are aligned with regional and national long-term strategies for economic and social development in Queensland and Australia.
This will be Brisbane’s first Olympics, although Australia has previously hosted two: Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.
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