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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.
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...
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.
vs CHARLESTON BATTERY
Silverbacks Park, Atlanta (June 29, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016)
ATLANTA 1996 CENTENNIAL FOUNDATION and UNITED SOCCER AFRICA present Nigeria Olympic Soccer Team match against the Charleston Battery at the Silverbacks Park of Atlanta on July 16th, 2016 at 20:00.
For tickets go to www.UnitedSoccerAfrica.com
Lausanne Summit - Beijing 2010
Beijing, China (October 14 - 16, 2010)
The ATLANTA DITC represented Atlanta Mayor Kasim REED and the City of Atlanta at the 3rd Lausanne Summit-Beijing 2012 of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC). The Lausanne Summit-Beijing 2010 was organized by the City of Lausanne, the Olympic Capital and the City of Beijing host of the XXIX Olympiad.
Rabat, Morocco (October 28 - 29, 2006)
Two presentations were given by the DITC during the symposium: 1. Together Atlanta's DITC & African Athletics Confederation (AAC) Providing Education and Training to Elite African Athletes in Preparation of the Olympic Games, and 2. Africa and the Annual DeKalb International Prep Classic. A message from CEO Vernon JONES and Ambassador Andrew YOUNG was played prior to the 2 DITC presentations.