This Olympics marked the First Time that IOC Officials Awarded the Games to Athens, Greece, in One Hundred Years. The last time Olympians competed in Athens, Greece was in 1896 and 1906. Numerous Elite Athletes Presented their Absolute Best in Effort.
STUNNING GOLD, SILVER & BRONZE WINNERS MEDALS OF THE ATHENS, GREECE - 2004 OLYMPIAD
The Super-Star of these Olympic Games was perhaps, Carly Patterson, of the United States. She was awarded the Coveted Gold Medal as the best All-Around Gymnast of this Olympiad. The U.S.A.'s Carly Patterson is pictured below in her Grand Moment of Triumph - with her Gold Medal Proudly Displayed around her neck.
THE GIFTED ELITE ATHLETE - CARLY PATTERSON OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - IN HER MOMENT OF VICTORY
Below, Carly Patterson is also pictured in a Moment of Splendid Grace.
2004'S INCOMPARABLE OLYMPIAN - CARLY PATTERSON OF THE U.S.A.
THIS FEATURE IS BEING SHARED BY - HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - 2010
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Raleigh DeGeer Amyx is an American historian and collector. His full biography can be read on his Wikipedia page.