Budapest Won’t Host World Athletics Championships if Student Quarter Plans Axed, City Assembly Rules

The Budapest metropolitan assembly on Wednesday approved a proposal declaring that the city will not host the 2023 World Athletics Championships if the government approves the construction of a campus for China’s Fudan University in place of a students’ quarter in the capital’s 9th district.

Karácsony Proposes Withdrawing Budapest’s Approval to Host 2023 World Athletics Championships

Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said on Thursday that he would propose to the general assembly to withdraw its approval for the city to host the 2023 World Athletics Championships. Karácsony told a press conference at the planned site for a student city in southern Budapest that by passing a law on China’s Fudan University, the […]