Guadalajara declines to host Youth Olympics in 2014
Ayuntamiento de Guadalajara
Due to different financial problems, the authorities have taken the decision not to stay in the race
GUADALAJARA, JALISCO .- The Mexican Olympic Committee, together with the governments of Jalisco and Guadalajara City, have decided to decline the request to host the Youth Olympic Games 2014, informed the State Governor Emilio Gonzalez Marquez , in his capacity as chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011.
The decision was made based on the time limitations for serious financial constraints and the urgency of completing and consolidating the actions related to the commitments made to the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).
For these reasons, it was concluded that it is impossible to assume, simultaneously, the organization of two events of such significance and complexity, therefore, unanimously, it was decided not to continue striving for hosting the event.
CREDITS: Report Writing / NIMR