Column: Salt Lake is an Olympic city that did it right
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"Part of our wish is that the Olympic movement does look at a more sustainable model for hosting the games," he said, "where you don’t have to spend billions of dollars building facilities that become white elephants."
Let’s hope the International Olympic Committee starts rewarding cities that already have the facilities in place.
A city such as this one.
"We love our winter sports," Hilton said. "We’re active with our winter venues. Some day, if the Winter Games look to come back to us, we’ve got the infrastructure and citizens to host another great games."
Paul Newberry is a national writer for The Associated Press. Write to him at pnewberry(at)ap.org or www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963
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