How IOC presidents rate Olympics

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/8/22 9:48:08

Following are what IOC presidents said about the Olympic Games at closing ceremonies:

Juan Antonio Samaranch on Atlanta 1996

"A most exceptional Olympics."

Samaranch on Syndey 2000

"I am proud and happy to proclaim that you have presented to the world the best Olympic Games ever."

Jacques Rogge on Athens 2004

"These Games were unforgettable, dream Games."

Rogge on Beijing 2008

"These were truly exceptional Games."

Rogge on London 2012

"These were happy and glorious Games."

Thomas Bach on Rio de Janeiro 2016

"These were marvellous Olympic Games."

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