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Olympic Games

XXVIII (28th) OLYMPIAD
ATHENS (AΘHNA), GREECE (ΕΛΛΑΣ) | August 13th - 29th, 2004


Athens, GRE


Official Website :: www.athens2004.com

WELCOME HOME, OLYMPIC GAMES (Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες)
The Games return to its birthplace

The Games are returning home to the country that gave birth to the Olympic celebration 2,800 years ago and the city that staged the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

On 5 September 1997 in Lausanne (Switzerland) during the 106th IOC Session, Athens (Greece) was elected to become the host city of the XXVIIIth Olympiad in 2004. The Athens 2004 Games will have 28 sports (37 disciplines) with 301 events. It was attended by 10,500 athletes (x,xxx women and x,xxx men) from 202 countries (order of entrance into the Olympic Stadium according to the Greek alphabet). The Games of the XXVIIIth Olympiad were officially opened by Konstantinos Stefanopoulos, President of Greece. The Olympic Flame was lit by Nikolaos Kaklamanakis (Greece).

Round

1

2

3

4

5

Athens

32

 

38

52

66

Buenos Aires

16

44

 

 

 

Cape Town

16

62

22

20

 

Rome

23

 

28

35

41

Stockholm

20

 

19

 

 

1896 
1900 
1904 
1908 
1912 
1920 
1924 
1928 
1932 
1936 
1948 
1952 
1956 
1960 
1964 
1968 
1972 
1976 
1980 
1984 
1988 
1992 
1996 
2000 
2004 
2008 

 

AQUATICS

 

GYMNASTICS

 

DIVING (4 :: 4)

 

ARTISTIC (8 :: 6)

 

SWIMMING (16 :: 16)

 

RHYTHMIC (0 :: 2)

 

SYNC SWIMMING (0 :: 2)

 

TRAMPOLINE (1 :: 1)

 

WATER POLO (1 :: 1)

HANDBALL (1 :: 1)

ARCHERY (2 :: 2)

HOCKEY (1 :: 1)

ATHLETICS (24 :: 22)

JUDO (7 :: 7)

BADMINTON (2 :: 2 :: 1)

MODERN PENTATHLON (1 :: 1)

BASEBALL (1 :: 0)

ROWING (8 :: 6)

BASKETBALL (1 :: 1)

SAILING (4 :: 4 :: 3)

BOXING (11 :: 0)

SHOOTING (10 :: 7)

 

CANOE/KAYAK

SOFTBALL (0 :: 1)

 

FLATWATER (9 :: 3)

TABLE TENNIS (2 :: 2)

 

SLALOM (3 :: 1)

TAEKWONDO (4 :: 4)

 

CYCLING

TENNIS (2 :: 2)

   

ROAD (2 :: 2)

TRIATHLON (1 :: 1)

 

TRACK (8 :: 4)

 

VOLLEYBALL

 

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE (1 :: 1)

 

VOLLEYBALL (1 :: 1)

EQUESTRIAN (0 :: 0 :: 6)

 

BEACH VOLLEYBALL (1 :: 1)

FENCING (6 :: 4)

WEIGHTLIFTING (8 :: 7)

FOOTBALL (1 :: 1)

WRESTLING (14 :: 4)

(X :: Y :: Z) = Number of Men's Events (X) vs Women's Events (Y) vs Mixed/Open Events (Z)
Total = (166 :: 125 :: 10 ) = 301 events

Panathinaiko Stadium
Panathinaiko Stadium - Site of the FIRST Olympiad in 1896

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