Communist elected officials and the Les Républicains group demanded, this Tuesday in the City Council, as well as sports equipment and infrastructure in Paris. Three years before the 2024 Olympic Games (July 26 – August 11), while the work to build the various places where the advanced events will take place, some politicians have come up to demand a ” legacy for future generations, i.e. what we will have built between 2017 and 2024 »More consequent, as indicated by Nicolas Bonnet-Oulaldj (PCF).
For Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be successful ” if they allow us to reinvent our city “. 95% of the facilities already exist, as wanted by the elected socialist, in a desire for clean Games. But thus, elected officials are calling for the creation of additional structures, while the Parisian athletics stadiums are ” unable to host interclub championships, or that it is necessary to at least study the creation of 3 new swimming pools », Affirmed Bonnet-Oulaldj and Nathalie Maquoi (Génération. S).
The 300 million investments planned in the mandate for sports infrastructure should ” historical nonsense »Continues the elected Communist, while the previous term had invested 500 million. ” How can you sell with so much confidence so little sustainable equipment to Parisians? »Asked Samia Badat-Karam (LR).
The Arena, a new multi-sports hall under construction Porte de La Chapelle
Rachida Dati, LR mayor of the 7th arrondissement, she lambasted the Grand Palais Ephémère built on the Champ-de-Mars, project ” anti-ecological ” and that ” costs a fortune “. A building, however, funded two-thirds by the organizing committee of the Olympics, said Tony Estanguet, invited to the debate.
Anne Hidalgo replied that the will to invest was present within. ” If we can go further on building new infrastructure, we would. To conclude, the only new equipment planned in Paris for these Games is the Arena, a multi-sports hall under construction at Porte de La Chapelle.