Rome to bid for 2022 European Aquatics Championships

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Rome intends to bid to host the 2022 European Aquatics Championships, following approval by mayor Virginia Raggi and the city council.

The announcement comes ten years after Rome hosted the World Swimming Championships in 2009, an event which was successful from a sporting point of view but which led to cases of corruption surrounding the expropriation of land as well as abandoned infrastructure.

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