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Bid: 2014 Winter Olympics

IOC Chose Winner: July 4, 2007, at IOC session in Guatemala City

Bid Status: Sochi wins bid after IOC vote on July 4, 2007. PyeongChang was runner-up followed by Salzburg.

2014 Bid City Profiles and Documents Select city for information, official Web sites, bid books, forums and more...

PyeongChang, South Korea
Salzburg, Austria
Sochi, Russia

Election Day Details/Schedule
Election Day - What To Watch

IOC Final Evaluation Report
Candidature Procedure
Candidature Acceptance Procedure
Candidature Acceptance Report
Candidature Acceptance Conclusion

2014 Bid Logos
Pyeongchang 2014Salzburg 2014Sochi 2014
Missed Short List
Almaty 2014Borjomi 2014Jaca 2014Sofia 2014

Voting Results

Sochi 34 51
PyeongChang 36 47
Salzburg 25

2014 Bid Timeline Dates set by bid committees and IOC
April 17, 2004 Bulgaria NOC nominates Sofia for 2014 bid.
Dec. 30, 2004 South Korea NOC nominates PyeongChang over Muju for 2014 bid.
Jan. 24, 2005 Austria NOC nominates Salzburg over Innsbruck for 2014 bid.
May, 2005 IOC sends invitation to bid for 2014 Games to NOC's and makes Candidature Acceptance Procedure and Questionnaire available.
June 22, 2005 Georgia Olympic Committee announces bid for 2014 Games.
July 14, 2005 Russian Olympic Committee announces Sochi's bid for 2014 Games.
July 20, 2005 Spanish Olympic Committee announces Jaca's bid for 2014 Games.
July 21, 2004 Kazakhstan Olympic Committee announces bid for 2014 bid from Almaty.
July 28, 2005 Deadline for NOC's to nominate and submit application for bid cities.
August 16, 2005 Deadline for bids to submit signed Candidature Acceptance Procedure and application fee (USD$150,000).
Sept., 2005 IOC seminar for applicant cities.
Feb. 1, 2006 Deadline for applicants to submit questionnaires.
June 22, 2006 IOC selects PyeongChang, Salzburg and Sochi to short list of 2014 candidates.
June 23, 2006 Candidature Procedures and Bid Book questionnaire to be distributed to short listed candidates.
July 10, 2006 Signed Candidature Procedures and candidate fees due to IOC.
January 10, 2007 Candidature File (bid books) due to IOC.
February 14-17, 2007 IOC evaluation visit to PyeongChang.
February 20-23, 2007 IOC evaluation visit to Sochi.
March 14-17, 2007 IOC evaluation site visit to Salzburg.
One month prior to election IOC releases evaluation report.
July 4, 2007 Election of 2014 host city in Guatemala City. Sochi wins.

2014 IOC Evalution Commission Set By IOC on Spetember 4, 2006

Mr Chiharu IGAYA
Chairman, IOC Vice-President
Mr Gilbert FELLI
IOC Olympic Games Executive Director
IOC Member
H.R.H. The Prince of Orange
IOC Member
Mr Walther TRÖGER (Resigned - conflict of interest)
IOC Member
Ms Rebecca SCOTT
IOC Member, Athlete Representative
Mr Dwight BELL
NOC Representative
IF Representative
IPC Representative
Mr Luciano BARRA (Resigned)
Former OCOG Representative
Former OCOG Representative
Mr Oskar FISCHER (Resigned - conflict of interest)
International Ski Federation
Mr Jose Luis MARCÓ
Legal Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Prof. Philippe BOVY
Transport Aspects
Ms Jacqueline BARRETT
IOC Head of Bid City Relations
Mrs Sophie SKEELS
IOC Bid City Relations
Miss Helen STEWART
IOC Bid City Relations

2014 Applicants Missing Short List Cut By IOC on June 22, 2006

Almaty, Kazakhstan
Borjomi, Georgia
Jaca, Spain
Sofia, Bulgaria

2014 Withdrawn Bids Had been in planning stages

Andorra la Vella, Andorra - (Was under review, missed 2010 short-list)
Grenoble, France - (Mayor Declared February 26, 2002)
Harbin, China - (Announced plans to re-bid on November 1, 2002 - after 2010 elimination)
Innsbruck, Austria - Lost national nomination to Salzburg January 23, 2005
Munich, Germany - (Reported Feb. 18, 2005)
Östersund and Ĺre, Sweden - Withdrawn after government funding failed
Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina - (Media reports, it would be 30th anniversay of 1984 Games in Sarajevo)
Tromsoe, Norway - (According to January 18, 2005 report.)
Turkey - (Announced by Tourism Minister July 14, 2005)
Zurich, Switzerland - (Zurich withdrew bid Sept. 14 2004 after Swiss NOC nominated Zurich over Davos March 29, 2004)

2018 Potential Bids Interest has been reported

Almaty, Kazakhstan - (December, 2006 Report)
Annecy, France - (Announced July 28, 2005)
Borjomi-Bakuriani - (NOC President reported July 5, 2007)
Denver, USA - (Feasibility study considered for 2018 or perhaps a Summer Games. Reported July 16, 2003)
Grenoble, France - (Mayor reported September 24, 2005)
Munich, Germany - (May 26, 2006 Report)
PyeongChang, South Korea - After narrowly losing for 2010 and 2014, the Governor suggested there may be a third bid
Reno/Tahoe, USA - (Feasibility study considered for 2014 or 2018, February 25, 2002)
Salt Lake City, USA - (Utah Sport Commission announced interest - reported July 21, 2003)
Ukraine - November 13, 2006 report
Tromsoe, Norway - (According to August, 2005 reports)

2018 Former Bids Had considered bidding, now out of race

Trondheim, Norway - (Reported June 14, 2006)
Oslo/Lillehammer, Norway - (May 26, 2006 Report)

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