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Did the presidential election's outcome affect LA's 2024 Olympic bid?

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File: The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, venue for two previous Olympic Games, is seen on August 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
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File: The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, venue for two previous Olympic Games, is seen on August 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Concerns have arisen over how the president-elect's comments on Mexicans, Muslims, etc. will affect L.A.'s Olympic bid moving forward.

Tuesday marked the first serious step in the two-year process to name a host city for the 2024 Olympic games. Committees representing Paris, Budapest and L.A. traveled to Qatar to make the case for their cities to the International Olympic Committee or IOC.

Because the IOC is made up of 98 members, who represent a wide range of countries, cultural and religious backgrounds it was unknown whether president-elect Trump's remarks regarding Mexicans, Muslims and foreign policy, would affect L.A.'s chances at hosting the games.

For more on the L.A.'s presentation, and how these concerns were addressed, A Martinez spoke with vice-chair and director of athlete relations for LA2024, Janet Evans. 

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