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2020 Olympic Host City Announced

After much speculation, International Olympic Committee has announced it's 2020 Summer Games host city.

The competition was fierce. The cities that were vying for the coveted Host position were Istanbul, Turkey, which would be a first since it is a predominantly Muslim country. But the news surrounding the historic city has been focused on the protests that took place in early May.

Then, there is Madrid, Spain. The last Spanish Olympic games was held in Barcelona and it is marked for Gymnastics fans as the year the Unified Team won the gold medal before the Soviet Union officially broke up.  Don Quixote author, Miguel de Cervantes called the city home. The city is also home to the largest bull fighting ring and is considered the center of the bullfighting universe.

Last but not least, there is Tokyo. Tokyo was host to the 2011 World Championships where Jordyn Wieber won her world championship title in the all-around. Viktoria Komova won her bars title, Sui Lu won the beam title, Ksenia Afanasyeva won her floor title and McKayla Maroney won her vault gold. Tokyo was also host to the Olympics in 1964. Of course, Tokyo is always being destroyed by Godzilla in every Godzilla movie ever made (except the one made in 1998 with Matthew Broderick. He destroyed New York in that one).

And the winner is....



Tokyo.


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