What Vancouver is learning from Beijing to prepare for 2010




As it is the last Olympics before Vancouver is thrust onto the World stage in 2010, many COC and VANOC officials are in China now learning what they can for Vancouver’s Games. Among the folks quoted in an article today about this learning process was none other than Dr. Jack Taunton:

” Earlier this week, [Dr. Jack Taunton] received a very basic call – how many towels did he need?

It turned out that only one of the clinics had been stocked with towels – the medical clinics run by the National Olympic Committees and those in the venues didn’t have any.

In 2010, better planning will ensure no gaps, he said.”

Read the full article from the Canadian Press here.

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