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Gwangju rekindles bid plan for 2038 Asian Games

Baul An of Korea (white) celebrates victory in the Men's Judo 66kg Final at the 2018 Asian Games (by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

The South Korean city of Gwangju has moved to restart a proposed joint bid with Daegu for the 2038 edition of the Asian Games multi-sport event.

A citizen briefing session on the bid was held today (Thursday) gathering around 200 city councillors, public officials, civic groups, sports officials and local residents. Today’s development comes after the two cities had initially held a ceremony to launch a joint bid for the 2038 Asian Games back in November 2021.

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