Remembering When the World Came to Athens - Part4

Aug 21, 2016

Torch Run Across Sanford Bridge - Red&Black

In 1996 the Olympic games were awarded to Atlanta, but with limited facilities the Atlanta Olympic Committee had included Athens in the plan for hosting several events, including Men and Women's Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Men and Women's Volleyball. In part 4 of the series, we continue the conversation with former Athens Mayor Gwen O'Looney about the process of managing events associated with the 96 games.