Stockholm • Stockholm entered the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Monday, submitting a bid that includes plans to host Alpine skiing events more than 400 miles away in the northern Swedish ski resort of Are.
The Swedish Olympic Committee delivered the bid to the International Olympic Committee, three days before the deadline.
"We could give the world an exciting and original project that would be both spectacular and brings winter sports into the city in a unique way," the Swedish committee said in a statement.
Stockholm hosted the 1912 Summer Olympics, as well as the equestrian competition of the1952 Melbourne Games. Stockholm joins another Scandinavian city, the Norwegian capital of Oslo, in the 2022 race.