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A permanent venue for the Olympic Games?
Olympic venues serve as an initial push for developing rural areas and city infrastructure.
1972 Munich Olympics
facilitated the construction of a subway.
2018 Pyeongchang Olympics
facilitate a railroad link from the eastern to the western coast of South Korea.
Olympic building projects are oftentimes way more expensive than necessity dictates. The scrapped Olympic Stadium for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo would have cost
than the new, cheaper stadium now in planning.
Olympic Games have also led to expensive infrastructure projects that merely serve as a cover for corruption and are otherwise useless, for example the now-dormant
to Sochi built for the 2014 Winter Games.