TEN YEARS AFTER ATHENS 2004 OLYMPICS


The final cost of the Games at 8.5 billion euros, double the original budget but a drop in the ocean of the country’s subsequent 320 billion-euro debt, which spun out of control after 2008. While economists agree it would be unfair to blame sky-high unemployment, slashed incomes and the violent overhaul of Greece’s economy on the 17-day Games, most experts lament the post-Olympic era as a decade of lost opportunities.






Recent Portfolios


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close