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Report on health legacy of Beijing Olympics released

05-18-2010 19:07 BJT

A report has been released on the health legacy of Beijing Olympics. It assesses the Olympics' long-lasting health impact on its hosts and draws lessons for future mass events.

The report is titled "the Health Legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: Successes and Recommendations". It was launched jointly by the World Health Organization, the International Olympic Committee, the Chinese Ministry of Health, the Beijing Olympic City Development Association and the Beijing Municipal authorities.

The book defines the Olympic health legacy as the sustainable, positive health impacts on the host city or country. It's the first time that such a legacy has been planned and documented in such a comprehensive way.

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