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You have reached the ATLANTA 1996 official web site. Here we hope to inspire true passion in those striving to continue the legacy of the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.

ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.

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GA Tech Scheller College of Business & ATLANTA 1996
GA Tech Scheller College of Business & ATLANTA 1996

Streamlining the ATLANTA 1996 Business Model

Atlanta, GA (January 10, 2017)
For 15 months in partnership with GA Tech Scheller College of Business, the ATLANTA 1996 conducted an in-depth study to streamline the ATLANTA 1996 business model over the next 5 years.  As the ATLANTA 1996 develops over the course of the next 5 years a novel e-sports program, only a few successful training and competition programs will be retained.

ATLANTA 1996 Board Member Amadou DIA BA
ATLANTA 1996 Board Member Amadou DIA BA

Carrying the Olympic Torch

Rio de Janeiro (August 2, 2016)
ATLANTA 1996 Board Member Amadou DIA BA carrying the Olympic Torch in Rio de Janeiro! Amadou DIA DA is Vice President of the World Olympian Association (WOA) and Member of the IOC Athletes Commission. Amadou is a retired Senegalese athlete...
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GA Tech Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games
GA Tech Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games

Atlanta, USA (July 18, 2016)
Twenty years ago Atlanta hosted the Centennial Olympic Games from July 19 - August 4, 1996, with the Georgia Tech campus serving as the Home of the Olympic Village – where the athletes lived – and as the venue for swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo, modern pentathlon, boxing, and Paralympic volleyball.
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Mario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA
Mario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA

1932-2015

Mexico (February 8, 2015)

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA and to his Executive Assistant Jimena SALDAÑA. Mr. Mario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA was an IOC Member (2000-2012), President of the Mexican . . .
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WE with Prince Albert and ATLANTA DITC Board Members
WE with Prince Albert and ATLANTA DITC Board Members

Grand Opening of the Art of the Olympians (AOTO) Museum

Fort Myers, USA (March 4 - 6, 2011)

ATLANTA DITC Co-Founders Prince Albert and Marc-Daniel Gutekunst, and ATLANTA DITC Board Members Amadou Dia Ba, Liston Bochette and Rob Stull were in Fort Myers to attend the Official Opening of the Art of the Olympians (AOTO) Museum and the Al Oerter Center of Excellence.
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