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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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Milestones

Official Inauguration of the London 2012 WUOC House™ and Lausanne Olympic Capital Reception
Official Inauguration of the London 2012 WUOC House™ and Lausanne Olympic Capital Reception

With International Olympic Committee (IOC) President

London 2012 WUOC House™, London (UK) (August 8, 2012)

IOC President Dr. Jacques ROGGE attended the official inauguration of the London 2012 WUOC House™ and Lausanne Olympic Capital Reception --a successful first for the London 2012 WUOC House™.
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World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC)
World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC)

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.   
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