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Sion 2026 at a cost of 6.3 million Swiss francs

The failed candidacy "Sion 2026" for the alignment of the Olympic winter games in Wallis cost, according to calculations by the Swiss Sunday newspaper "Le Matin Dimanche" about 6.3 million Swiss francs. The chief financial officer of the candidacy was confirmed, therefore, the amount to the newspaper. The Federal office for Sport, as well as the Association of Swiss Olympic announced that the financial results would not be available.

according to The report, the money for Marketing, feasibility studies costs, to cover IT, as well as for Rent and salaries spent. The bill was divided equally between the Federation, Swiss Olympic and the local authorities involved. For comparison: The canadian city of Calgary continued according to the report, with his failed candidacy for 2026 equivalent of about 12.2 million Swiss francs (16.3 million canadian dollars) in the Sand. The winter Olympic games in 2026, from 6. to 22. February, in Milan, and Cortina d'Ampezzo in Northern Italy. (scl/sda)

Created: 03.11.2019, 06:40 PM

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