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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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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President meets ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President meets ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO

To Discuss 3 Areas of Cooperation Between the 2 Institutions

Atlanta, USA (August 8, 2014)
Dr. Carlton BROWN, CAU President met this afternoon with Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST, ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO to discuss 3 areas of cooperation between the 2 institutions.
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18 Years ago the Atlanta 1996 International Training Center Concept
18 Years ago the Atlanta 1996 International Training Center Concept

Known as ATLANTA 1996 was Created

Atlanta, USA (August 4, 2014)
18 years ago, on August 4th, 1996, Prince Albert II of MONACO and Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST created the ATLANTA 1996 concept and . . .
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Ambassador Andrew YOUNG
Ambassador Andrew YOUNG

Speaks to the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows at Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, USA (July 22, 2014)
Today, Ambassador Andrew YOUNG, ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair spoke for an hour to the twenty five 2014 YALI Mandela Washington Fellows in residency for 6 weeks at Clark Atlanta University (CAU). 
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Milestones

17 Years ago the ATLANTA 1996 Concept was Created
17 Years ago the ATLANTA 1996 Concept was Created

By Prince Albert II of MONACO & Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST

Atlanta, USA (August 4, 2013)

17 years ago, on August 4, 1996, both Albert GRIMALDI and Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST created the ATLANTA 1996 concept.  The dream turned into reality when on May 6, 2002 Ambassador Andrew YOUNG inaugurated the ATLANTA 1996 with representatives from the 10 founding countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Eritrea, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, and the Seychelles. Since 2002, over 2000 athletes from 53 nations trained and competed with the ATLANTA 1996.
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United States Congressman John LEWIS meets the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO
United States Congressman John LEWIS meets the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO

Atlanta, USA (September 1, 2009)

Congressman John LEWIS (Georgia’s 5th Congressional District) -- met with the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO.  After a brief overview of ATLANTA DITC’s sponsored ATLANTA LEGACY NIGHT during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the discussion focused on the ATLANTA DITC Scholarship Appropriation that was part of the Omnibus Bill signed into law by President Bush on December 26, 2007 as well as Congressman John LEWIS sponsored ATLANTA DITC Infrastructure FY 2010 Appropriation request for the John H. Lewis SAC at Morris Brown Collegeused for the ATLANTA DITC Team Handball Program.
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