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This Day in Georgia History

August 02, 1996

Olympics Day 15

This was the fifteenth day of the 1996 Summer Olympics - and day 14 of Olympic competition. On this day, U.S. gold medal winners were Lindsay Davenport in women’s single tennis, men’s team archery, and women’s team synchronized swimming. In Athens, Brazil beat Portugal for the bronze medal in soccer playing in Sanford Stadium on the University of Georgia campus.

To view an image from the 1996 Olympic Games, see the Digital Library of Georgia.