Budapest Drops 2024 Olympics Bid, leaving LA and Paris as Finalists
Budapest 2024 Olympic Bid
Budapest officially retracts Olympic bid
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Referendum could force Budapest to drop 2024 Olympic bid
The Budapest bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Summer Paralympics was announced by the Hungarian Olympic Committee on 11 November 2013, although organisers had been planning a bid since 2008. However, on 1 March 2017 Budapest withdrew its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the race.