IOC shortlists three Candidate Cities for 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 13, 2013 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Wednesday that Buenos Aires (ARG), Glasgow (GBR), and Medellín (COL)* have been shortlisted in the bid to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2018. The three cities were chosen from among five Candidate Cities vying to host the YOG. Guadalajara (MEX) and Rotterdam (NED) did not make the final shortlist.
An Evaluation Commission will now conduct further assessments of and hold video conferences with representatives from the three shortlisted Candidate Cities before submitting a report to the IOC members, who are scheduled to elect the host city at an Extraordinary Session in Lausanne on July 4, 2013.
The following timetable has been established for this phase:
Report by the IOC Evaluation Commission: June 2013