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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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Olympian Recipient of FICS-ATLANTA 1996 Olympian Scholarship Program
Olympian Recipient of FICS-ATLANTA 1996 Olympian Scholarship Program

Competing at PyeongChang 2018 OlympicGames

PyeongChang, South Korea (February 19, 2018)
Seun ADIGUN, a recipient of the FICS-ATLANTA 1996 Olympian Scholarship Program (OSP) and a London 2012 Track & Field Olympian, qualified last year to compete for Nigeria at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games (February 9-25, 2018). Tomorrow in the Women's Bobsleigh Heat 1, Seun and Akuoma OMEOGA will make history as the first bobsleigh athletes from any African nation to compete at a winter Games.
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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.

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Milestones

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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ATLANTA DITC's 2008 PARSE Prize Recipients & 2008 LEGACY Award Recipient
ATLANTA DITC's 2008 PARSE Prize Recipients & 2008 LEGACY Award Recipient

Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Prince Jun Wang Fu Palace, Beijing - China (August 14, 2008)

The 2008 ATLANTA DITC PARSE Prize was awarded to Mr. Mario VÁZQUEZ RAÑA (Mexico), General Lassana PALENFO (Ivory Coast), HRH Prince Feisal AL HUSSEIN (Jordan), Dean GREENAWAY (British Virgin Islands), Joel BOUZOU (France), and Essar GABRIEL (Lebanon/France).  The ATLANTA DITC 2008 LEGACY Award went to Bob BEAMON.
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