International Olympic Committe members today voted to elect Brisbane, Australia as the host city for the 2032 Olympic games.
The secret ballot was held at the 138th Session in Tokyo, two days before the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games, under strict COVID-19 restrictions.
The session heard presentations by Brisbane 2032, including by video link-up from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as well as a final report from Kristin Kloster, Chair of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad – the IOC body responsible for monitoring and analysing interest in hosting the Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games.
Brisbane received 72 yes and 5 no votes from 77 valid votes.
Australia last hosted the Olympic in 2000 at Sidney and they will have another opportunity in 2032 after Los Angeles host 2028 games.