Original title: Paris wants to follow the Tokyo Olympics to simplify measures to reduce the optimization of venues
On October 3, Beijing time, Paris 2024 CEO Etienne Tobois said that he is "carefully studying" the simplified measures for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approved more than 50 simplified measures to reduce the cost of the Olympics, including measures related to the number of participants, infrastructure and ceremonies.
These efforts have been labelled the "Tokyo Model" by the International Olympic Committee, and the chairman of the Coordination Committee, John Coates, claimed that these measures will help future organizers.
"We are studying these measures very carefully," Tobois said. "We are in a working group with the International Olympic Committee and other organizing committees, including Milan, Tokyo, and Los Angeles, and the IOC allows us to participate. Discussion. We follow these measures very carefully, because they may save costs, become new norms, and they may become new standards for hosting the Olympic Games. We are very cautious and use the content decided there to study how to implement them to us In the future Olympics."
Affected by the economic impact of the global health crisis, Paris also approved plans to cancel temporary swimming and volleyball courts in 2024.
The swimming competition was originally scheduled to be held in front of the Seine-Saint-Denis Stadium, and will now be held in the temporary swimming pool in the La Défense Arena. The volleyball match is expected to be transferred from the Bourges Stadium to the home of the Ligue 1 team Lille.
Rock climbing and seven-a-side rugby will be moved to the Senna-Saint-Denis facilities, while the number of football fields will be reduced from eight to seven. The updated Paris venue plan for 2024 will be presented at the IOC Executive Committee meeting in December.
Paris 2024 claimed that in order to ensure that the Olympic Games can be held within the budget, especially due to the economic uncertainty caused by the new crown epidemic, it is necessary to modify it as part of the concept review. Organizers stated that they hope to reduce the number and optimize existing plans by centralizing the venues of several sports events.