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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
The ATLANTA DITC Travels to Beijing
Beijing, China (August 4 - 31, 2008)
The ATLANTA DITC traveled to Beijing on August 4th to participate in the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. You can visit the ATLANTA DITC "Beijing Olympics" Blog for a daily account of their visit. While in Beijing, the ATLANTA DITC will have a display at the Visa Olympians Reunion Center. They will also be hosting a series of events, including the Atlanta Legacy Night on August 14th and on August 26th handing ATLANTA DITC's 3rd Olympic painting to BEIJING 2008 BOCOG and the City of BEIJING. On August 10th the ATLANTA DITC will participate at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Sport, Tourism & Development Forum.
Tunis, Tunisia (November 21 - 26, 2005)
General Lassana Palenfo, ANOCA President & IOC Member thanked the DITC for its financial contribution to the creation of ANOCA's new web site and stated that ANOCA was looking forward to a long term cooperation with the DITC, including in the training of elite African athletes. On November 22 the DITC made a presentation.