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Athens 2004 Olympics

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The City of Athens: Athens , the glorious capital of Greece has always been the birthplace of civilization from the ancient time. Many wise personalities were born in this city-it has also witnessed the birth of democracy. Athens is famous for its monuments and museums like the great Acropolis , where many great temples were built in different eras. Acropolis Museum, Theater of Dionysus, National Archaeological Museum, Byzantine Museum, Museum of Greek Folk Art, Museum of Greek Musical Instruments, Museum of Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art, Panathenaic Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus some other tourist attractions in Athens , Greece.

The Twenty-eighth Modern Olympics: The 2004 Summer Olympics were officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad . The 2004 Olympics were held in Athens, the capital city of Greece in the year 2004.

Venue: The twenty-eighth Summer Games were held in the year 2004 in the Olympic Stadium in Athens in Greece . The stadium is also known as the Athens Olympic Stadium . The Olympic Stadium is a part of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex.

Participants: 11,099 competitors from 202 countries took part in the twenty-eighth Summer Games , in the year 2004. The participating countries were Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda , Angola, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Burundi, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bahrain , Botswana, Belarus, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam , Bulgaria, Burkona Faso, Cameroon, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central Africa, Chad, Chile, China Republic, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Comoros, Cape Verde, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote-d?lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic , Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Arab Rep. of Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Guinea-Bissau, Georgia , Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordon, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Korea people Republic, Korea Democratic People Republic, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Saint Lucia , Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Rep. of Macedonia , Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Rep. of Moldova, Maldives, Malta, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Rhodesia, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Lucia , St. Vincent & Gr., Saint Kitts and Nevis , American Samoa, Western Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe , Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa , Sri Lanka, Slovakia , eSwatini (Swaziland), Serbia and Montenegro , Singapore, Spain, Sudan, Surinam, Syria, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste , Turkmenistan , Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine , Unified Team, United Arab Emirates, U.S.S.R., U.S.A., US Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Events: There were 301 events in 28 sports in the twenty-eighth Summer Games in 2004 . The sports were archery, athletics, baseball, basketball, badminton, boxing, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football, gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, modern pentathlon, rowing, sailing, shooting, softball, swimming, synchronized swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, wrestling and wheelchair racing.

Medal Count: United States won 102 medals in total (36 gold, 39 silver and 27 bronze medals) in the twenty-eighth Summer Games . Russia won 92 medals in total with 27 gold medals. Greece, the host country won 16 medals in total with 6 gold medals.

A Brief Description of the Twenty-eighth Olympiad: The 2004 Olympics were held from 13 th August to 29 th August in the year 2004 in Athens , capital of Greece. The Games were officially opened by President Costis Stephanopoulos . The athletes uttered Olympic oath led by Zoi Dimorchaki. Judges took Olympic oath led by Lazaros Voreadis . In the stadium, the Olympic Flame was lit by Nikolaos Kaklamanakis.

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