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ATTACK, TERRORIST
During the 1996 Atlanta games, a so-called home-made bomb killed two people and injured one-hundred other people. The bomb exploded in an area of the town where a celebration was underway in honour of...


AUSTIN Charles (1972) United States / Track and field
Before the 1996 Atlanta games, the American high-jumper had not yet proved his worth. But it was his sheer determination to become an Olympic champion which led him to take the greatest risks. He fail...


AUSTRALIA
The host of the 1956 Melbourne games, Australia hosted the Millennium Games held in Sydney in 2000. The organisers placed great emphasis on protecting the environment. Sydney wanted to be a model for ...


AUSTRIA
Austria excelled in the alpine skiing events, in particular with skilled champions such as Toni Sailer or Anne-Marie Moser-Proell. Austria also boasts excellent down-hill skiers.Austria has twice host...


AVEROFF Georges - Greece
This wealthy Greek patron saved the first games at Athens in 1896. King Constantine had most certainly made generous financial contributions to organise the Olympic games, but his contribution was ins...


AZARYAN Albert (1929) Armenia / Gymnastics
Inventor of a gymnastic movement on the rings named the Olympic cross which is a variation on the famous iron cross, this Armenian has one of the most impressive medal hauls in international gymnastic...


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