Olympics 2024 plans mega opening: “600,000” spectators expected | Sports
600,000 people will be able to attend the opening ceremony of the 2024 Olympics to be held on the Seine in ParisFrench Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced on Tuesday before the French Senate.
The lower banks of the Seine will be accessible to “100,000” spectators, While higher banks will be free entry for “500,000 people”detailed Darmanin, explaining that a “free ticket” would be implemented to control the flow of spectators along the highest banks of the Seine.
The Minister of Interior added that “35 thousand” of the Internal Security Forces will be mobilized at the inauguration ceremony on July 26, 2024.
As for the competition as a whole, Darmanin explained that An average of 30,000 police and gendarmes per day. They will guarantee safety.
In the Ile-de-France region alone, to which Paris belongs, “in order of days” from 12,000 to 45,000 internal security forces will be needed during the tests, from July 26 to August 11.
Darmanin noted that 25,000 special security elements are needed to complete the games’ security apparatus.
He also referred to the 2023 Rugby World Cup, which will be a “general repeat” of the Olympic Games, and will require a mobilization of “7,000 police and gendarmes a day”.
What are the last countries that hosted the Olympic Games?
The latest version of JJ.OO. in Tokyo (Japan). Before the Olympic flame arrived in the Japanese capital, it passed through Rio de Janeiro 2016 (Brazil), London 2012 (United Kingdom), Beijing 2008 (China), Athens 2004 (Greece) and Sydney 2000 (Australia). It is worth noting that the first Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1986, where the United States retained the title in the general medal table (11 gold, seven silver and one bronze).
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