Talking about the loss

Robert Ctvrtlik, Chicago 2016 Vice Chairman of International Relations, talks with the media at the Bella Center in Copenhagen after Chicago was voted out of the running for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Chicago 2016 sent out an e-mail thank-you note to supporters in Chicago and across the world. It included these words: "While we were not fortunate enough to be selected as Host City, Chicago has won in many other ways."

( Tribune photo by Michael Tercha / October 2, 2009 )

Robert Ctvrtlik, Chicago 2016 Vice Chairman of International Relations, talks with the media at the Bella Center in Copenhagen after Chicago was voted out of the running for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Chicago 2016 sent out an e-mail thank-you note to supporters in Chicago and across the world. It included these words: "While we were not fortunate enough to be selected as Host City, Chicago has won in many other ways."

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