Effect of hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to Sport.

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  • Effect of hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to Sport.
    • Increased standards
    • BOA and NGB's improve their organisation and focus on elite performance.
    • Shows off minor sports
      • Acts as inspiration.
      • Increased media attention for all sports.
    • Good organisation
      • So more likely to host other international events.
    • People look up to their role models
      • A goal to aim for.
    • Inspires the next generation.
      • Promotes healthier lifestyle.
        • A goal to aim for.
      • People look up to their role models
      • Increased participation.
        • Increases elite performers when more people participate.
      • Golden triangle
        • Increases elite performers when more people participate.
        • Sports in the Paralympics get more funding.
      • Home-field advantage
        • Home country wins more medals
          • Beijing, London
      • Sports in the Paralympics get more funding.
      • Feel good factor.
        • Increased funding for sport.
        • Potential sponsors look for more/other opportunities.
        • Legacy of international facilities. e.g. Loughborough University.
          • Improved sport science support.

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