The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad , commonly known as Atlanta , and also referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, were an international multi-sport event that was held from July 19 to August 4, , in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Hong Kong competed at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States, for the last time as a British colony. At these Games, Hong Kong won its first ever.
Six cities submitted bids to host the Summer Olympics which were awarded to Atlanta, Coca-Cola executives, however, had feared that a successful Atlanta bid would hurt their business. While they produced commemorative pins of the.
Relive the moments that went down in history from the Atlanta Summer Olympics. Access official videos, results, sport and athlete records.
Atlanta Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Atlanta that took place July 19–August 4, The Atlanta Games were the 23rd occurrence of the modern .
In September , the IOC celebrated the th anniversary of the reestablishment of the Olympic Games at the Centennial Olympic Congress in Paris.
From July 19 until August 4, , Atlanta hosted the Centennial Summer Olympic Games, the largest event in the city's history. Local leaders.
During the Atlanta Olympics, the first games hosted in the U.S. South, Georgia showcased its modernity and its corporate strength.