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Latest update : 2009-03-18

Annecy was chosen, on a first round of voting by the French National Olympic Committee, to be the country's candidate to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Alpine town won over rivals Nice, Grenoble and Pelvoux.

REUTERS - The lakeside town of Annecy has been named as France's candidate city to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the French national Olympic committee announced on Wednesday.

Annecy, in the French Alps not far from the Swiss border, was named ahead of rival bids from Grenoble, Nice and Pelvoux-les-Ecrins.

The host city for the 2018 Winter Olympics will be announced in July 2011 in Durban.
 

Date created : 2009-03-18

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