Media Report: Chuck Wielgus Quoted on Boston Olympic Bid

Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director of USA Swimming and CEO of USA Swimming FoundationThe vote for the 2024 Olympics location is still more than two years away, and the U.S. Olympic Committee has seven weeks to replace the city of Boston with a more willing candidate. They want a city that wants the game, like Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.

Commenting on Boston’s backing out of the running was USA Swimming Executive Director, Chuck Wielgus:

“We live in an age where people have pretty short memories,” said Wielgus, “I think there’s a great desire among people within international sport to see the Olympics come back to the U.S.”

U.S. News further discusses potential 2024 Olympic candidates and some of the related hurdles to overcome.