Tokyo wins vote to host 2020 Olympics
The Tokyo 2020 bid delegation celebrate as Tokyo is awarded the 2020 Summer Olympic Games during the 125th IOC Session - 2020 Olympics Host City Announcement at Hilton Hotel on September 7, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Tokyo has won the vote to be the host city for the 2020 Olympics.
Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo -- the three finalists vying for the host city -- were each given 45-minute slots to make their final presentations Saturday morning ahead of the vote later in the day by the International Olympic Committee.
Tokyo beat Istanbul in the final round of voting. Madrid was eliminated in the first round.
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