Mexico throws in the towel and hosts the 2036 Olympics

Mexico will forgo organizing the 2036 Olympic Games, the president of the Mexican Olympic Committee announced, leaving the field for now to India, the candidate against Poland, Turkey and Indonesia.

We spoke to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and found that the competition is very toughMaria José Alcala told the Mexican press on Tuesday, without giving further details.

Mexico announced its candidacy in October 2022, seeking to return to the Games 54 years after those of 1968. His Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard confirmed that his country was there a sports power that will host the World Cup in 2026together with the United States and Canada, the only country to host it three timesafter 1970 and 1986.

Approved by the CIOMexico's candidacy was the only one in the race at the time.

India, which has never hosted Olympic gameshas since strived to become the fourth Asian country to receive this honor after Japan, South Korea and China.