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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.
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.
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 . . .
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).
Two ATLANTA DITC Board Members Elected to the WOA Board
Lausanne, Switzerland (November 27, 2011)
Congratulations to Amadou Dia Ba (Senegal - 1988 Olympic Silver medalist) and Liston Bochette (Puerto Rico - 4 time Olympian), two ATLANTA DITC Board Members, on their election today to the World Olympians Association (WOA) Board of Directors. Amadou Dia Ba will serve as WOA Vice-President and Liston Bochette will serve on the WOA Executive Board. Joël Bouzou (France - 1984 Olympic Bronze medalist) who is one of the recipients of the ATLANTA DITC 2008 PARSE Award, was elected President of the WOA.
Beijing Sport University (BSU) & Sports Officials Training Center of General Administration of Sports of China Delegation
Meeting ATLANTA DITC and Institutional Partners
Atlanta, GA (November 4, 2011)
Today, Friday November 4, 2011, a Beijing Sport University (BSU) & Sports Officials Training Center of General Administration of Sports of China Delegation led by BSU Vice President Dr. Wang Fen met all day with the ATLANTA DITC and Georgia Perimeter College (GPC), as well as other institutional partners of the ATLANTA DITC. The BSU delegations visited: the Emory University Woodruff PE Center, the Dunwoody GPC Campus, the ATLANTA DITC campus at Brook Run, the Little Creek Horse Farm, the Emory University Sports Medicine Center, and finally the Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech) Campus Recreational Center (CRC) that houses the official Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games swimming and diving venue. At 18:45, during the last meeting with BSU at ATLANTA DITC headquarters, Noah Downer, City of Atlanta, Director for International Affairs came to greet the BSU delegation on behalf of HE Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.