The President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Alexander Zhukov said that the leadership of the country and the Republic of Tatarstan will consider applying to host the summer Olympic Games in Kazan in 2024. Mayor of Kazan, where the day before ended Universiade Ilsur Metshin shared his views on the initiative.
"This issue requires very serious consideration not only the press, but also in society. Leadership of the country and the Republic of Tatarstan should carefully weigh the pros and cons of the proposal. Besides, I'm going to spend in Tatarstan, an opinion poll to find out what people think in this respect, "- said Metshin.
Accepting applications for the Summer Olympic Games in 2024 will begin in 2015. We already know that in the race to take the Olympics are going to participate Rome, Paris, Doha, as well as cities of the United States and South Africa.