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1996 Atlanta Summer

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accueil Designated facing Athens to celebrate the centenary of the first Olympic's games of Athens, the city of Atlanta tried of all put in work so that these's games, who were marked by a bomb, are the most successful possible.

Dates: July 19 - august 4, 1996
N.O.C. participants: 197
Number of sports: 26
Number of contests: 271
Number of athletes: 10318
Men: 6806
Women: 3512
Volonteers: 47466
Media: 15108
Opening: Bill Clinton, US President
Oath: Teresa Edwards
Oath juges: Hobie Billingsly
Last torch bearer: Muhammad Ali
Bids towns: Athènes (GRE), Belgrade (YUG), Manchester (GBR), Melbourne (AUS), Toronto (CAN)