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    Atlanta 1996

    “The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996” marked a return to a more sober and traditional form. There were French and English box sets, published in 1997. The work consisted of three volumes (Planning and organizing; The centennial Olympic Games; The competition results). Volume 3 was bilingual.
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    Athens 1896

    The Official Report of the Athens 1896 Olympic Games consisted of two parts: “The Olympic Games in Ancient Times”, published before the Games, and “The Olympic Games in 1896”, published after the Games. Pierre de Coubertin was the co-author. The two volumes were published in four languages in the form of two bilingual editions, French-Greek and English-German. This official report was the subject of various new editions, the first one in 1941.
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    Medals of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Rio 2016

    This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in Rio in 2016. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.
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    Medals of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Tokyo 2020

    This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in Rio in 2016. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.
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    Medals of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Tokyo 2020

    This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in Rio in 2016. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.
  • Athens 1896 | Summer Games

    Athens 1896

    06 Apr - 15 Apr | 241 | 14 | 43
  • Atlanta 1996 | Summer Games

    Atlanta 1996

    19 Jul - 04 Aug | 10318 | 197 | 271
  • The Beginning of an Era - The Athens 1896 Olympic Games | Video

    The Beginning of an Era - The Athens 1896 Olympic Games

    The Olympic Games in 1896 - the Games of the I Olympiad - were a landmark in the history of Olympism as the first Olympic Games of the modern era. The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted 241 athletes from 14 nations, with the largest delegations coming from Greece, Germany, France and Great Britain. With stadiums filled to capacity for competitions such as the Olympic marathon run final, the Athens 1896 Summer Games lead the way to over a century of Olympic history.
  • Bryan Clay - 1st American Decathlete to Win Since 1996 | Video

    Bryan Clay - 1st American Decathlete to Win Since 1996

    Bryan Clay achieves Olympic glory claiming decathlon gold and becoming the first American to win the event since 1996. Clay leads the discus event, the 100m dash and the long jump. Scoring total of of 8,791 points, 240 more than silver medallist Andrei Krauchanka, Clay produces the biggest margin of victory since Munich 1972. Leonel Suarez receives bronze. Athletics Decathlon Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Bryan Clay (USA), Andrei Krauchanka (BLR), Leonel Suarez (CUB)
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