Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement applauding the news that Lake Placid was selected to host the 2023 World University Games:

“With its rich Olympic history, great training climate, exceptional facilities and strong local support, there is no better place to host these games than Lake Placid,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “These games will bring added tourism and commerce to our region and allow us to showcase our unique corner of the nation to an audience around the world. Today I met with our local supervisors from Essex County in my Washington office where we discussed the path forward with these games. I applaud the International University Sports Federation for this decision, and look forward to helping in any way our office can.”