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How are cities chosen to host the Olympics?


Author's Note
Jessika Toothman, Staff Writer
Jessika Toothman, Staff Writer
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I loved writing this article because while at first the process seemed outlandishly fastidious and belabored, when I started to really dig into the details, it made a lot more sense. The transformation a city must undergo in order to host a successful Olympiad takes an unbelievable amount of commitment and years of hard work to accomplish. So it's logical that the application process be so in-depth. To me it seems the evaluation commission is not only judging whether a city can pull off the Olympics in a physical sense, but in a passionate sense as well. In other words, are they willing to work just as hard for the Olympics as the athletes they hope will flock to their city to compete?

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