Visit from the Japan Sport Council regarding the Barcelona Olympic Legacy

E-Event management, News 3 years ago

CEO-UAB has welcomed a group of representatives from the Japan Sport Council when visiting Barcelona as part of a research into societal changes created by major sporting events.

Japan will host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and has been host of major sport events such as the 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 2009 World Table Tennis Championships, the 2010 World Judo Championships or the 2011 Artistic Gymnastics World Championship.

During their visit to the UAB, on Thursday 31 July, representatives aimed to learn on the Barcelona’92 Olympic legacies and how the legacies have been implemented, managed and maintained.  The team was integrated by Mr Koichi WADA, Professor at the Ferris University, Mr Shinobu AKIMOTO, Associate Professor at Kobe University, Mr Toshiyuki OKEYA, Head of Event Strategy, Academic Relations and Ms Noriko YOSHIDA, Coordinator at the Japan Sport Council.

CEO-UAB experts – Miquel de Moragas, Ferran Brunet, Francesc Muñoz and Berta Cerezuela – have shared with them the main findings of the longitudinal research undertaken on the impact, heritage and legacy of the Barcelona’92 Olympics. Learn more on this issues by reading our work at The Keys of success or Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs,