Bach wants to change
bid city mentality
PARIS: In his post election press conference newly-elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said he had a to fundamentally change the mindset of cities that bid for the Olympic Games.
Bach, the first Olympic gold medalist to become IOC president, said he wanted to see more involvement from locals.
“I would invite the potential candidates to think about how the Olympic Games would fit into their city, their region and their country's development, their own sustainable development.
“It will not be easy to achieve this and there will have to be minimum standards. ”AFP