IOC/IPC “Very Pleased” With Steps Taken By Los Angeles 2028 Preparations

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Officials representing the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee visited the city of Los Angeles to check in with how preparations are going for the 2028 Summer Olympics.

Patrick Baumann, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission, claimed they were “very pleased with the steps taken” by Los Angeles 2028 since they were officially awarded the Games in September of last year, according to Inside the Games.

The IOC and IPC visited the three venues–the LA Memorial Coliseum (home of USC football), the new LA stadium (future home of the LA Rams and Chargers), and the Banc of California Stadium (home of LA football club) due to be used for the 2028 Games during their inspection of the city’s progress.

“We are very pleased to see the steps Los Angeles 2028 has taken since being awarded the Olympic Games,” said Baumann as reported by Inside the Games.

“Los Angeles 2028’s focus in the last year has been on developing plans to deliver unique and unforgettable Games that are also in line with Olympic Agenda 2020’s the New Norm. 

“This includes a continued focus on legacy while laying the foundation for a fiscally responsible, values-led organisation that is staffed with a knowledgeable, dynamic team.” 

To read the full report from Inside the Games, as well as what the investment of $160 million would be spent on, click here.