2004
Athens
Greece

In 2004, the Games returned to the birthplace of the modern and ancient Olympics. Almost four billion people had access to the television broadcasts of the Games and a record 201 nations competed.

World records and sporting achievements were exceeded in sports including swimming, cycling and canoeing.

The National Archives holds records related to Sport and 2004 Games in the UK Government Web Archive. See these archived websites on the right.

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