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Nov 28, 2019

Budapest council votes to support 2023 World Athletic Championships

The general assembly of Budapest has unanimously voted to support plans to host the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Hungary’s capital city.

The general assembly of Budapest has unanimously voted to support plans to host the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Hungary’s capital city.

The planned new stadium in District 9 will not only host the world championship events, but will also be constructed as a facility that serves local participant sports and could be used for cultural events as a recreational park.

The assembly has authorized Mayor Gergely Karácsony to negotiate with the government concerning the planned world championships and give briefings on his talks.

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