Social Reaction To Salt Lake’s Selection For OIympic Bid

Dec 14, 2018, 5:07 PM | Updated: 5:10 pm
Simon Ammann of Switzerland makes his final jump at the Mens Individual K120 jump at Olympic Park d...
Simon Ammann of Switzerland makes his final jump at the Mens Individual K120 jump at Olympic Park during the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)
(Ravell Call, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The USOC has selected Salt Lake City for a bid to host a future Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The next open games is in 2030.

City, state leaders and residents reacted to the news on Social Media.

The man who was an crucial part of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and recently elected Utah Senator Mitt Romney was happy to hear the news.

Governor Gary Herbert tweeted a picture of the reaction of Jackie Biskupski when she received the call from the USOC.

Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox reacted to the news.

KSL’s Caitlin Burchill tweeted out a video of the celebration from Salt Lake and Utah leadership before the press conference.

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