China’s Olympic Expectations

This story from the American Conservative is about China’s expectations for the summer Olympic games in Beijing.

By all accounts, the Chinese have had an unrivalled transformation of their athletic fortunes in the last twenty-five years. Many people, including most Chinese, expect China to win the medal count as yet another sign of their status a global power.

Here’s the official website of the Beijing Games.


2 Responses to China’s Olympic Expectations

  1. Ben K says:

    They are going to really try and medal in basketball, but that is going to be an uphill battle.

  2. Interesting topic. I don’t quite understand how this is relavent but I don’t think this is as mainstream as most others. I don’t know I guess its applicable though.

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