Athens 2004 Olympic Legacy: Sport infrastructure and general aftereffects
Μεταπτυχιακή διπλωματική εργασία
SubjectOlympics - Athens, Greece ; Sports facilities - Management ; Sports facilities - Design and construction ; Ολυμπιακοί αγώνες - Αθήνα, Ελλάδα ; Αθλητικές εγκαταστάσεις - Διοίκηση και οργάνωση ; Αθλητικές εγκαταστάσεις - Σχεδιασμός και κατασκευή
Since the antiquity the Olympic Games are considered as a major event. Their revival was a big step for the modern world. Their significance not only for the sport family but for the whole society cannot be doubt. Their impact to the hosting city is huge in a variety of sectors. But what happens to all these buildings and facilities when the lights turn off? As a mega event the study of the Olympic Legacy has attracted many researches. Even more from the tendency to be considered more and more important. In the case of Athens, the legacy of the Olympic Games is a field of argument still 16 years after the Games. This study examines the Athens 2004 Olympic Legacy starting from the bid process until today focusing on the sport infrastructures.