I find the Olympics to be an extraordinary set of events to observe. This is because it exemplifies the diversity of hundreds of countries across the world. The Olympics are wonderful because of the competition between athletes, yes, but furthermore we get to watch representatives from nearly every nation and observe they reactions throughout the games.
Competition is everything to a competitor, enough said. These athletes are prestigiously selected and are willfully representing their countries. They are leaders. Their professionalism and attitude is directly reflective to their country’s standard and values (or so we would hope).