Where was the 1996 game be held?

Atlanta 1996
Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Atlanta that took place July 19–August 4, 1996.

Who won the gold medal in the 200 meter race at the 1996 Olympics?

sprinter Michael Johnson
On August 1, 1996, sprinter Michael Johnson breaks the world record in the 200 meters to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Three days earlier, Johnson had also won the 400 meters, making him the first man in history to win both events at the Olympics.

Where was the opening ceremony for the 1996 Olympics?

The ceremony took place on 19 July in the Centennial Olympic Stadium.

Who won the 200m and 400m sprints in 1996?

Johnson is the only male athlete in history to win both the 200 metres and 400 metres events at the same Olympics, a feat he accomplished at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Johnson is also the only man to successfully defend his Olympic title in the 400 m, having done so at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Who won the Olympics in 1996?

United States
Medal table

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States* 44
2 Russia 26
3 Germany 20
4 China 16

Where was the Atlanta opening ceremony?

the Centennial Olympic Stadium
The opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Olympics took place in the evening on Friday, July 19 at the Centennial Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, United States….1996 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.

Date July 19, 1996
Also known as The Centennial World
Filmed by NBC (WXIA-TV)
Footage Atlanta 1996 Opening Ceremony on YouTube

Who performed at the 1996 Olympics closing ceremony?

R&B vocal group, Boyz II Men, performing the national anthem at the 1996 Olympics closing ceremony, Atlanta, Georgia, August 4, 1996. Olympic Games (26th : 1996 : Atlanta, Ga.)

Who broke Michael Johnson’s record?

Wayde van Niekerk
In 2016, South African Wayde van Niekerk broke the men’s 400m world record at the 2016 Olympic Games – one held by a true athletics legend, Michael Johnson.

Does Michael Johnson still hold any track records?

He is still a world record holder for the 4 x 400 meter relay.