"Catch the Light" Map from the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

"Catch the Light" Map from the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

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Greek version of pamphlet "Catch the Light," containing Map showing route of art installations prepared for the 2004 Olympics, held in Athens Greece. This was collected by the donor, Patricia Mink at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
map
map, olympics
date made
2004
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 in; x 16.51 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
2012.3052.28
nonaccession number
2012.3052
catalog number
2012.3052.28
Credit Line
From Ms. Patricia Mink
subject
Olympics
Sports
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 2004
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 1896
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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