Athletics ticket used at the 2004 Olympic Summer Games in Athens Greece

Athletics ticket used at the 2004 Olympic Summer Games in Athens Greece

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Multi-colored ticket to the 2004 Summer Olympic games in Athens, Greece. This ticket is for August 24, 2004 for the Athletics event in the Olympic Stadium, Gate 9, Aisle 109, Row 10, Seat 8, Number 608. This ticket was used by the donor, Brent Glass while visiting the games.
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.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Ticket
ticket, summer olympics
ticket, olympics
Date made
2004
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 6.8 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
2004.3071.01
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 2004
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 1896
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National Museum of American History
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