Olympic Games : The Leading International Sporting Event Competitions

1890 Words Dec 10th, 2015 8 Pages
Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. It represents an extraordinary sporting, social, cultural and environment legacy for the host city, the region and the country. Every city regards hosting the games as an honor. In July of 2001, after the President of International Olympic Committee Juan Antonio Samaranch announcing that Beijing, the capital city of China, won the host of the 28th summer Olympic Games, the whole city lost into revelry and celebrated for the precious opportunity. China has been becoming the first developing country to hold Olympics in the history. And at that time, according to the data shown on the page of Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics in official website, “here will be 10942 athletes, 302 events, over 100000 volunteers and 24562 Medias from all over the world to China to join this unprecedented sporting event.” Thus, China had been bearing the question which if China has the ability to hold such an expensive event since from the beginning of bidding process. The winning of this opportunity urged China had to prepare well in 7 years for the game and it was no doubt that China was going to pay an extraordinary amount of money to finish this tough job. However, at the same time, the game will also bring China a lot of commercial opportunities to develop the country further, to construct a more modernized society. This showed that…
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