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Georgia presented a bid Tuesday to host the 2014 Winter Olympics
Georgia presented a bid Tuesday to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, joining six other countries, including Russia and Kazakhstan, in the race, local news agency Novosti-Gruziya reported. The Borzhomi-2014 project - named after the country's gorge that is the source of Borzhomi mineral water, renowned for its therapeutic qualities - must submit its bid to the International Olympics Committee by next month. Austria, Spain, South Korea and Bulgaria are Georgia's other Olympics rivals. The IOC is to narrow the entrants down to a shortlist of three on July 22, 2006. Georgian officials said securing a place among in the final three was the current priority for the bid. Building the infrastructure for the Olympics would cost Georgia about $3 billion, the agency reported. The authorities expected that the costs would be partially covered by private capital. Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Nogaideli told members of the National Olympics Committee that much of the construction work for the Olympics would be completed well before 2014.
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