Olympic Games Paris 2024

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Olympic Games Paris 2024 from 26 July – 11 August, 2024

Everything you need to know about France’s celebration sites for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024

Paris 2024 has unveiled its programme of celebrations in France for the next Olympics with its slogan as a watchword: “Games wide open”. Festivities will be organised throughout the country, so as many people as possible can have a close-up experience of the Games for free.

“Our motto is ‘Games Wide Open’ and this needs to be written into the celebrations for Paris 2024,” President of Paris 2024 Tony Estanguet said during a press conference highlighting the Organising Committee’s vision to involve the whole of France in the celebrations for the greatest sporting competition on earth.

This Monday 24 July, the celebration sites programme for the Olympic and Paralympic Games was revealed, where for four months, France will vibrate to the rhythm of Paris 2024.

Olympics.com previews what you can expect.

The Games all around Paris

Many celebration sites will be accessible in the French capital, the Champions Park at the Trocadéro in particular. Facing the Eiffel Tower, this spot will be the unmissable meeting location for all sports fans around the world to celebrate athletes’ achievements and medals. For the first time in the history of the Olympic Summer Games, all the medallists will be invited to commune with thousands of fans.

Club France will be located at Parc de la Villette, in the North-East of Paris, where all the French Olympic medallists will visit from 27 July to 11 August, and the Paralympic medallists from 29 August to 8 September 2024. More than 700,000 people are expected at Club France at La Villette to experience the Games together, with more than 300 hours of live broadcasts.

The festival Off des Jeux will echo the Olympic and Paralympic celebration everywhere in Paris. Popular with families due to its festive spirit, this free event will offer sporting and cultural activities but also catering, and screening of competitions.

Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, spoke about the city’s desire to open up the celebrations to as many people as possible. “Paris wants Games-time to be a time of sharing. In that spirit, we want the celebration sites to be accessible to everyone.”

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Author: sportpress