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BID CITY PROFILE AND FACT SHEET


Leipzig, Germany

Bid: 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Population: 491,905

Location: Europe

Olympic History: Germany has hosted the Olympic twice, Berlin in 1936 and Munich in 1972. Germany's last bid was Berlin for 2000.

Bid Status: Failed to make short list May 18, 2004.

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News: Click for Leipzig news search

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GERMANY'S 2012 NOMINATION INFORMATION

UNSUCCESSFUL BIDS/WEBSITES

Duesseldorf
Frankfurt
Stuttgart
Hamburg

Following are the full and final ballot results of the German Olympic Committee's election to nominate its 2012 Olympic Bid candidate (according to MDR.de).

Leipzig won the nomination and Rostock was chosen for sailing.


1st ballot (135 Votes)

1. Leipzig: 55 Votes; 40,7 Percent
2. Hamburg: 27; 20,0
3. Frankfurt: 21; 15,6
4. Düsseldorf: 17; 12,6
5. Stuttgart: 15; 11,1

2nd ballot (134 Votes)

1. Leipzig: 57; 42,5
2. Düsseldorf: 31; 23,1
3. Hamburg: 30; 22,4
4. Frankfurt: 16; 11,9

3rd ballot (135 Votes)

1. Leipzig: 58: 43,0
2. Hamburg: 42: 31,1
3. Düsseldorf: 35; 25,9

4th ballot (132 Votes)

1. Leipzig: 81; 61,4
2. Hamburg: 51; 38,6


Sailing(131 Votes/1 Ballot)

1. Rostock: 69; 52,7
2. Kiel: 46
3. Stralsund: 7
4. Cuxhaven: 6
5. Lübeck: 3

PRE-NOMINATION INFORMATION
Germany's National Olympic Committee will vote to nominate their candidate to bid for the 2012 Olympic Games on April 12, 2003 at the Hilton Park Hotel in Munich.

The winning city will compete against international cities for the right to host the 2012 Games. The final vote will take place in Singapore in July, 2005 and competitors will include New York and Madrid and possibly Paris, Moscow, London, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Toronto and others.

PRESENTATIONS
On April 12 the candidates will make final presentations to the NOK in the following order -

Hamburg
Frankfurt
Stuttgart
Dusseldorf
Leipzig

There are five Olympic sail applicants, (Rostock, Stralsund/Ruegen, Luebeck, Kiel and Cuxhaven), also competing.


VOTING
The voting will take place in Munich at 16:30 local German time. The first ballot results will be announced at approximately 16:40 and there could be up to three additional ballots.

If there is no absolute majority on a ballot, the bid with the least amount of votes will be eliminated before the next ballot. When a bid collects the majority of the votes, it will win the nomination.

According to Berliner Zeitung, twenty-five NOK members, 16 honorary and 25 ex-officio NOK members, and 32 Olympic sports associations, with three votes each, must decide who the German candidate will be.

Out of possible 137 votes, 69 are needed for an absolute majority.


EVALUATION REPORT
Scores released March 13, 2003.

TOTALS
Hamburg 428.18 points
Leipzig 421.37 points
Frankfurt 417.32 points
Düsseldorf 409.44 points
Stuttgart 408.32 points

TOTALS- SAILING
Kiel 343.38 points
Rostock 335.86 points
Lübeck 315.08 points
Stralsund 295.45 points
Cuxhaven 287.90 points

CATEGORY WINNERS
Hamburg tops 9 categories
Düsseldorf tops 4 categories
Frankfurt tops 3 categories
Leipzig tops 3 categories
Stuttgart tops 1 category

SCORES IN IOC CATEGORIES ONLY
Hamburg 299.52 points
Frankfurt 296.40 points
Leipzig 295.36 points
Stuttgart 286.06 points
Düsseldorf 284.36 points

Evaluation Report News Link

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