Dr. Bob Frederick Sport Leadership Lecture Series
Lessons from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Lessons from the Rio 2016 Olympics

September 3, 2018

Simon Licen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (Washington State University)

Dr. Simon Licen is an assistant professor and program coordinator in the Sport Management program at Washington State University. His primary research interests revolve around communication and sport, especially in international contexts. Dr. Licen’s professional experience includes roles in mass media, an appointment as the Director of Media and Communication of a WTA Tour (women’s professional tennis) event, and involvement in the organization of major events including the Ljubljana Marathon and the U20 European Basketball Championship for Men in 2007. In 2016, he visited the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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In this podcast, Dr. Licen shares his experience at the 2016 Olympic Game in Rio (Originally recorded in 2016)