The Canadian Press

2003-07-02 | Olympic Bid Vcr

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Vancouver was selected to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. IOC delegates meeting in Prague picked Vancouver over Pyeongchang, South Korea after two ballots. The third city in the running, Salzburg, Austria was eliminated on the first ballot. The president of Vancouver's Olympic bid called it "incredible." John Furlong said he never thought the bid was in the bag.

Date: 2003-07-02
Placeline: PRAGUE.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well I was told it was going to be tough but I always thought I was going to be very close we always we were saying all along this is going to be a very good Michael Wood would tell you we were saying all along was going to be a really close to wait to the end of bids were very very strong have to go right to the last moment we did and we're so thrilled >>