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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.
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, . . .
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 . . .
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.
A gift to the City of BEIJING and BOCOG
Prince Jun Wang Fu Palace, Beijing - China (August 26, 2008)
Tonight the ATLANTA DITC presented to the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) and the City of Beijing a painting "A Bridge of Friendship from Atlanta to Beijing" specifically created by US Olympic Artist Steve R. Allen. The symbol of peace, sport and friendship was officially donated by the ATLANTA DITC to Mr. Zhou ZHENGBO from the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
ATLANTA DITC attends the XVI General Assembly (GA) of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC)
Beiijing, China (April 4 - 10, 2008)
The largest ever ANOC General Assembly, with 205 National Olympic Committees from around the World, International Federations, Vancouver 2010, London 2012 Sochi 2014, and 2016 Olympic Bid Cities in attendance.