Basketball ticket from the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

Description (Brief):

Ticket stub for basketball at the 2004 Olympics, Athens, Greece. Silhouette image of a basketball player. Hologram. Ticket is for August 22. This was used by the donor, Patricia Mink at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Description (Brief)

The 2004 Summer Olympics, also known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad were held in Athens, Greece with 204 countries, 6,296 men and 4,329 women athletes participating. This was the first time the Games returned to their city of origin since the 1896 Games. American swimmer Michael Phelps earned six gold medals, setting a single-Games record with eight medals while the American women won the gold in the 4x200 relay. American Mariel Zagunis won the gold in the debut sport of Women’s sabre fencing and gymnast Carly Patterson became the second American woman to win gold in the all-around competition. The United States won the medal count with 101 medals.

Date Made: 2004

Location: Currently not on view

Level Of Sport: OlympicsName Of Sport: BasketballWeb Subject: SportsRelated Event: Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 2004Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 1896


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: From Ms. Patricia Mink

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3052.37Nonaccession Number: 2012.3052Catalog Number: 2012.3052.37

Object Name: ticketticket, summer olympicsticket, olympicsticket, olympic

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/2 in x 6 in; x 6.35 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_1424382

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