VIDEO. Paris 2024: Thomas Bach, boss of the IOC, wants the Games to leave "a lasting and sporting legacy beyond 2024"

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The Paris 2024 Olympic Games will open “a new page in the sporting and Olympic history of France”, rejoices the boss of Olympism, Thomas Bach. Invited to launch the Demain le sport festival, organized by franceinfo, L’Équipe and France Télévisions to initiate a reflection on the future of sport, Thursday September 22 at the Maison de la radio et de la musique, the IOC President believes that “Paris 2024 will strengthen the role of sport, especially in education, gender equality, climate action, inclusion”. “What better illustration than the slogan of Paris 2024! With “Let’s open the Games wide”, Paris 2024 will allow as many people as possible, in France and around the world, to live the Olympic spirit and values. With young sports and urban settings, gender parity and a new generation of Olympians and Olympic fans, these Games will also leave a lasting and sporting legacy beyond 2024.”

The IOC President insists on the importance of “further strengthening the role of sport for a more human-centred and more inclusive world”: “The IOC is delighted to see Paris 2024 contributing to building this new, more inclusive world, with our Olympic values”.

“To overcome challenges, to go faster, to aim higher and to become stronger, we must be together.”

Thomas Bach
IOC President

“We must be united, concludes Thomas Bach. For everyone, Paris 2024 must be a fantastic opportunity to build an even greater, even bluer sporting and Olympic future. There is also no doubt that Paris 2024 will make it possible to put sport even more at the service of humanity. Let’s continue to work together for a better world through sport. Faster, higher, stronger, together.”” />

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Invited to introduce the Demain le sport festival, organized by franceinfo, L’Équipe and France Télévisions on Thursday 22 September, the IOC President assured that “Paris 2024 will strengthen the role of sport, particularly in education, gender equality, climate action, inclusion”.

The 2024 Paris Olympics will opena new page in the sporting and Olympic history of France”, rejoices the patron of Olympism, Thomas Bach. Invited to launch the Demain le sport festival, organized by franceinfo, The Team and France Télévisions to initiate a reflection on the future of sport, Thursday September 22 at the Maison de la radio et de la musique, the IOC President believes that “Paris 2024 will strengthen the role of sport, especially in education, gender equality, climate action, inclusion”. “What better illustration than the slogan of Paris 2024! With “Let’s open the Games wide”, Paris 2024 will allow as many people as possible, in France and around the world, to live the Olympic spirit and values. With young sports and urban settings, gender parity and a new generation of Olympians and Olympic fans, these Games will also leave a lasting and sporting legacy beyond 2024.”

The IOC President stresses the importance of “further strengthen the role of sport for a more human-centered and more inclusive world”: “The IOC is delighted to see Paris 2024 contributing to building this new, more inclusive world, with our Olympic values”.

“And to overcome the challenges, to go faster, to aim higher and to become stronger, we must be together.”

Thomas Bach

IOC President

We must be united, concludes Thomas Bach. For everyone, Paris 2024 must be a fantastic opportunity to build an even greater, even bluer sporting and Olympic future. There is also no doubt that Paris 2024 will make it possible to put sport even more at the service of humanity. Let’s continue to work together for a better world through sport. Faster, higher, stronger, together.”

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