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13/08/2004 The XXVIII Summer Olympic Games open in Athens, Greece

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries. There were 301 medal events in 28 different sports.

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  • Host city selection 

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  • Torch relay 

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  • The Games 

  • Venues 

  • Sponsors 

  • Legacy 

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