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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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President Barack OBAMA's
President Barack OBAMA's

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) and the ATLANTA 1996

Atlanta, USA (June 26, 2014)
The ATLANTA 1996 was invited to participate in President Barack OBAMA’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). YALI is a signature effort of the Obama administration to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Today, . . .
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2 Ministers of the Western Cape Government (South Africa)
2 Ministers of the Western Cape Government (South Africa)

Meet with ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO

Atlanta, USA (June 2 - 3, 2014)
South African Western Cape Government Finance Minister Dr. Ivan MEYER, Agriculture, Economic Development and Tourism Minister Alan WINDE, and the members of their delegation met twice with Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST, ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chair & CEO.  The discussion focused on . . .
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Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chair
Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chair

Dr. John Henry EAVES meets with ATLANTA 1996 CEO & COO

Atlanta, USA (May 28, 2014)
This morning, Dr. John Henry EAVES, Chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners met with Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST, Co-Chair & CEO of the ATLANTA 1996, and Mr. Herb EDWARDS, COO of the ATLANTA 1996 to discuss the proposed TAFISA-ATLANTA 1996 Wellness Pilot Program (WPP) to be launched in late 2015.
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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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DITC & Tunisian Athletics Federation Co-hosting the African Junior Athletic Championships, Tunis 2005
DITC & Tunisian Athletics Federation Co-hosting the African Junior Athletic Championships, Tunis 2005

Tunis, Tunisia (September 1 - 4, 2005)

On the heels of two successful Editions (2004 and 2005) of the DeKalb International Prep Classic where US and international Junior records were set, Atlanta's DITC is now embarking on another kind of Junior Championships, this time at the Continental level with TUNIS 2005. Tunis 2005 will be held in Tunis, Tunisia (North Africa) from September 1-4, 2005. View the Tunis Journal