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BID CITY PROFILE AND FACT SHEET


London, UK

Bid: 2012 Summer Olympic Games

Population: 7,651,634

Location: Europe

Olympic History: London has never hosted a Games after winning a bid. London hosted in 1908 after Rome was elected but the host city was switched. London hosted in 1948 when they were chosen on short notice because of World War II. London had won the bid for the 1944 Games that were cancelled due to the War. Manchester was the U.K.'s last bid for both 1996 and 2000.

Bid Status: London won bid on fourth ballot, 54-50 over Paris.

Estimated Bid Cost: Approx. USD $25.5 Million

Estimated Games Cost: Approx. USD $4 Billion

Official Website: Click here

Bid-Book:PDF Click here to open PDF document

Mini Bid-Book: Click here to open PDF document

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News: Click for London news search

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