What is Nation Building
Nation building involves increasing prestige/status/image of a country, as well as promoting a country.
How the Olympics can drive National Team Building
- Shop Window Effect - The world can see the best of your country. Also the bad things are hidden away
- Pride and Unity - Morale / National Pride / Medals show successfulness / Unites and brings together a country
- Hosting Benefits (Legacy Benefits) - Economic benefits from tourism and there are also more jobs available. The legacy of the facilities, housing and improved infrastructure provide a better standard of life for people, as more high quality facilities are available to them.
- Political Tool (popularity and stability) - Sport and politics…