2030 Winter Olympics

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XXVI Olympic Winter Games
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Host cityTBA
Opening8 February
Closing24 February
Winter
2034 
Summer

The 2030 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXVI Olympic Winter Games, is an upcoming international multi-sport event. It will be organised in a city designated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The winning bid for the host city will be announced at the 140th IOC Session in Mumbai, India, in 2023.

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Bidding process

The new IOC bidding process was approved at the 134th IOC Session on 24 June 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The key proposals, driven by the relevant recommendations from Olympic Agenda 2020, are: [1] [2]

The IOC also modified the Olympic Charter to increase its flexibility by removing the date of election from 7 years before the games, and changing the host as a city from a single city/region/country to multiple cities, regions, or countries.

Future Host Winter Commissions

The full composition of the Winter Commissions, overseeing interested hosts or with potential hosts where the IOC may want to focus on, is as follows: [3]

Future Host Winter Commissions for 2030 Winter Olympics
IOC members (4)Other members (4)

Dialogue stages

According to Future Host Commission terms of reference with rules of conduct, the new IOC bidding system is divided to 2 dialogue stages are: [4]

Bidding parties

The three first potential submitting bidding parties were revealed by Octavian Morariu, chair of Future Host Winter Commission, during 135th IOC Session at SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. He mentioned Sapporo of Japan is the furthest advanced of the three possible candidatures, while Salt Lake City of the United States, and a joint bid from Barcelona and the Pyrenees region have conducted feasibility studies. Vancouver, Canada made a preliminary bid submission on February 2021. [5] [6]

Stakeholders

Stakeholders are those cities or regions that have expressed potential interests in hosting the Games. To date, six National Olympic Committees have expressed their interests. They are:

In February 2020, following the announcement of Sapporo's bid, the organizing committee for the Salt Lake City, Utah (USA) bid considered moving its bid to 2034. [7] The committee met in June 2021 to consider whether it should bid for 2030 or 2034. [8]

Bid details

Bid PartyCountryNational Olympic CommitteeLogoBid Committee WebsiteStatus
Vancouver Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) 2030 Winter Olympics logo Vancouver.png https://www.vancouver2030.org/ Stakeholders
Sapporo Flag of Japan.svg Japan Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) http://sapporo2030.jp/index.html Stakeholders
BarcelonaPyrenees Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Flag of Andorra.svg Andorra
Flag of France.svg France
Spanish Olympic Committee (COE)
Andorran Olympic Committee (COA)
French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF)
Stakeholders
Salt Lake City Flag of the United States.svg United States United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC)Stakeholders

Potential bids

Broadcasting rights

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Bids for the 2030 and 2034 Asian Games

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Preceded by
Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo
Winter Olympic Games
Host City

XXVI Olympiad (2030)
Succeeded by
TBD