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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.
Congratulations Elana MEYERS on winning an Olympic Silver Medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games
Welcome back to Georgia
Douglasville, Georgia (February 24, 2014)
Welcome back to Georgia Elana. Once again, congratulations from Ambassador Andrew Young and the entire ATLANTA 1996 Team to you and Lauryn Williams on winning the Silver medal in bobsled at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Peace & Blessings, The ATLANTA 1996 Team — with Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014
From the ATLANTA 1996 Team
Atlanta, USA (January 1, 2014)
The ATLANTA 1996 Team wishes a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 to all our friends, colleagues, and partner institutions around the world. PEACE & BLESSINGS!
ATLANTA 1996 Sports Director - ATLANTA 1996 Competition Director - Atlanta International Prep Classic Meet Director
Marietta, Georgia - USA (November 9, 2013)
Today, W. Murray SANFORD our friend, colleague, and pillar of our institution passed away. SANFORD was our Sports Director from 2006 to 2013, and our Competition Director from 2003 to 2013. Murray SANFORD was also the Director of our Atlanta International Prep Classic (ATLANTA CLASSIC), an annual youth (14-18) Track & Field competition held at GA Tech since 2004. Today the ATLANTA 1996 is what it is because of Murray SANFORD's support, vision, commitment to excellence, and hard work. Your memory will be part of the ATLANTA 1996 forever. REST-in-PEACE Murray!
During the London 2012 Olympic Games: July 27 - August 12, 2012
Museum of London (July 25, 2012 - Aug 12, 2012)
The London 2012 WUOC House™ is the official venue for the 46 Olympic cities that hosted since 1896 the Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games (YOG), and also cities that will host future Olympic Games and YOG (Sochi 2014, Nanjing 2014 YOG, Lillehammer 2016 YOG, Rio de Janeiro 2016, and PyeongChang 2018). The World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) mandated ATLANTA 1996 to create and manage the London 2012 WUOC House™.
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.