Effects of Hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to the Local area

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  • Effects of Hosting the (2012) Olympic Games: Benefits to the Local area
    • Health: fall in obesity.
    • Allows communities to get involved in sport.
      • Reduced levels of crime.
    • Improves transport links, i.e. trains, buses.
      • Improved road quality.
    • Increase in  membership to local gyms and athletic clubs.
    • Brings money into the local economy
      • Provides jobs both temporary and fixed.
      • New facilities are built and can be used
        • Hotels
        • Sports centres
      • Local businesses, increased economy.
        • Tourists visiting the local area and spending money
          • Sight seeing the entire area.
    • Local area can be nationally recognised
      • TV and Radio appeals.
      • London is promoted
      • Advertising billboards.
      • Raise recognition of local companies and buisnesses which can be used by tourists and athletes.
    • Tourists visiting the local area and spending money
      • Sight seeing the entire area.
    • Younger children can be inspired by Olympic Role models.
      • Improve local sporting facilities for children who wouldn't otherwise be able to access them.
      • Children have the opportunities to try new sports.
    • Local housing from Olympic village.
      • Becomes affordable housing for locals.

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