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Sport DOSB boss Weikert does not want to rush the Olympic application

19:10  15 august  2022
19:10  15 august  2022 Source:   sport1.de

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Thomas Weikert does not want to rush a German Olympic application despite the enthusiasm for the European Championships in Munich.

DOSB-Chef Weikert will Olympia-Bewerbung nicht überstürzen © provided by Sport1.de DOSB boss Weikert does not want to rush the Olympic application

DOSB boss Thomas Weikert does not want to rush a German Olympic application despite the enthusiasm for the European Championships in Munich. "Of course, this motivates us in our considerations. But we shouldn't let ourselves go too much, but first have to do our homework calmly and objectively," said Weikert in an interview with the Stuttgarter Zeitung and the Stuttgart news (Tuesday edition).

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At the general meeting of the German Olympic Sports Association (DOSB) in December, a possible process for an application is to be presented. "But that does not mean that we apply directly," said Weikert: "Rather, in 2023 we want to deal with specific years, places and the official application process? And discuss civil society whether and under what conditions a new application in Germany makes sense at all. "

Since the summer games in Munich in 1972, Germany has unsuccessfully tried for the Winter or Summer Games Olympics. "Often it was not thoroughly checked in advance of what benefits the event would bring to the country and society. And if it does, these positive effects were not communicated sufficiently," said Weikert, who has clear ideas of the content of an application: " The costs have to be kept as low as possible, gigantism of the past is no longer to be sold. The scope for sustainable applications is getting bigger, because the last one has now recognized that no megateurs need magnificent buildings in which weeds prolifer a few years later. "

Olympic Games in Germany: Thomas Weikert had practiced the cross with the population .
for days. He always answered the questions about an application for Olympic Games with a more or less clear "yes, but". But the day after the successful European Championships in Munich , the President of the German Olympic Sports Association (DOSB) was more open. The Presidium of the DOSB has decided, he told the FAZ: "We want to approach Olympics." © provided by Berliner Zeitung This is no longer a surprise - and yet still connected to a big "but": without the support of the population , this

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