2004 Simmer Olympics

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Gemmes o the XXVIII Olympiad
Host ceety Athens, Greece
Naitions pairteecipatin 201[1]
Athletes pairteecipatin 10,625 (6,296 men, 4,329 women)[2]
Events 301 in 28 sports
Appenin ceremony August 13
Closin ceremony August 29
Athlete's Oath Zoi Dimoschaki
Judge's Oath Lazaros Voreadis
Olympic Torch Nikolaos Kaklamanakis
Stadium Olympic Stadium

The 2004 Simmer Olympic Gemmes, offeecially kent as the Games o the XXVIII Olympiad, wur a premier internaitional multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, frae 13 tae 29 August 2004 wi the motto Walcome Hame. 10,625 athletes competit,[1] some 600 mair nor expected, accompanied bi 5,501 team offeecials frae 201 kintras.[1] Thare wur 301 medal events in 28 different sports.[1] Athens 2004 marked the first time syne the 1996 Simmer Olympics that aw kintras wi a Naitional Olympic Committee wur in attendance. It wis the first time syne 1896 (ither nor the syne-doungradit 1906 Intercalated Gemmes) that the Olympics wur held in Greece an aa.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Athens 2004". International Olympic Committee. olympic.org. Retrieved 19 January 2008. 
  2. "The Olympic Summer Games Factsheet" (PDF). International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 5 August 2012.