During an interview with The Brian Mudd Show CFO Jimmy Patronis talked about his request to the International Olympic Committee asking the group to consider relocating the Summer Olympics to Florida. If it all works out, the Olympic Games will move from their currently planned location in Tokyo, Japan to the Sunshine State.
The games are scheduled to start on July 23rd. The letter read, “our state has ample hotel capacity and well-maintained transportation networks to accommodate the kind of infrastructure required for a major undertaking of this sort.” Along with this statement, CFO Patronis highlighted other events that have been held in the state throughout the COVID-19 pandemic like the NBA Playoffs bubble in Orlando and Super Bowl LV scheduled to be played in Tampa on February 7th.
"Whatever precautions are required, let's figure it out and get it done," Patronis said.
The next time the Olympics will be held in the United States will be in Los Angeles in the summer of 2028.
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