These Games, which were the fourth Summer Olympics to be hosted by the United States, marked the centenary of the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athensthe inaugural edition of the modern Olympic Games. They were also the first since 1924 to be held in a different year from a Winter Olympics, under a new IOC practice implemented in 1994 to hold the Summer and Winter Games in alternating, even-numbered years. More than 10,000 athletes from 197 National Olympic Committees competed in 26 sports, including the Olympic debuts of beach volleyball, mountain biking, and softball, as well as the new disciplines of lightweight rowing and women's football (soccer). 24 countries made their Summer Olympic debut in Atlanta, including eleven former Soviet republics participating for the first time as independent nations.The item "Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games Torch (AUTHENTIC)" is in sale since Monday, June 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Summer, Winter Games".
The seller is "shrickro" and is located in St Ives, New South Wales. This item can be shipped worldwide.