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Paris 2024 logo lights up Arc de Triomphe

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Published on February 12, 2016 with No Comments

Paris’ iconic Arc De Triomphe was lit up with the city’s 2024 Olympic Games bid logo at precisely 20:24 local time on Tuesday.A multi-coloured image of the Eiffel Tower with the words `Paris, Candidate city, Olympic Games 2024′ was screened onto the Arc at the top of the Champs-Elysees, and simultaneously on the town hall in Marseille. The logo’s unveiling marked the start of the French capital’s campaign to lure the Games to Paris, which faces competition from Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles and Rome, with a decision to be made on September 13, 2017 in Lima.


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