In 2004 the Olympic Games finally returned home to Greece. History was revisited as the shot put events were held in Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. The archery events were staged in the Panathenaic Stadium that had been used for the 1896 Olympic Games. Both marathons began in the city that gave the event its name and followed the 1896 route, ending in the Panathenaic Stadium.

In 2004 the Olympic Games finally returned home to Greece. History was revisited as the shot put events were held in Olympia, site of the ancient Olympic Games. The archery events were staged in the Panathenaic Stadium that had been used for the 1896 Olympic Games. Both marathons began in the city that gave the event its name and followed the 1896 route, ending in the Panathenaic Stadium.

Marie-Pier Beaudet,  Levis, Que,    Event:  Archery

Marie-Pier Beaudet, Levis, Que, Event: Archery

Khatuna Lorig Archery  As soon as she received US citizenship, Lorig placed a call to the US Olympic committee to discuss competing. She is the only athlete to have represented three teams in the Olympics, first representing the United Soviet Team in 1992, when she won the bronze medal. In 1996 and 2000 she competed for her home country of Georgia, and in 2008 she represented the US in Beijing.

America's adopted athletes

Khatuna Lorig Archery As soon as she received US citizenship, Lorig placed a call to the US Olympic committee to discuss competing. She is the only athlete to have represented three teams in the Olympics, first representing the United Soviet Team in 1992, when she won the bronze medal. In 1996 and 2000 she competed for her home country of Georgia, and in 2008 she represented the US in Beijing.

Archery | Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games

Archery | Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games

Reece Wilson-Poyton, 16, of St. Catharines is setting his sights on competing in 2020 and 2024 Olympics in archery. CHERYL CLOCK/St. Catharines Standard

Reece Wilson-Poyton, 16, of St. Catharines is setting his sights on competing in 2020 and 2024 Olympics in archery. CHERYL CLOCK/St. Catharines Standard

Canada's Marie-Pier Beaudet aims for the target during an elimination round of the individual archery competition, Aug. 1, 2012.

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Canada's Marie-Pier Beaudet aims for the target during an elimination round of the individual archery competition, Aug. 1, 2012.

Oh, Canada! Could Picard Clinch Rio Gold For Girls?

Oh, Canada! Could Picard Clinch Rio Gold For Girls?

Go Team USA! We are so excited for the Winter Olympics this year.

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Prince Charles  also tried his hand with a bow on the third day of his visit to Canada

The Fresh Prince of... Toronto! Prince Charles spins some tunes on the decks as he tries his hand at DJ-ing

Prince Charles also tried his hand with a bow on the third day of his visit to Canada

Kaitlyn shares a moment with her mom after winning the olympic pre trials in Winnipeg

Kaitlyn shares a moment with her mom after winning the olympic pre trials in Winnipeg

Georcy-Stephanie Thiffeault Picard of Canada (R) in action during a training session at the Sambodromo Olympic Archery venue on August 2, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Aug. 1, 2016 - Source: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images South America)

Georcy-Stephanie Thiffeault Picard Photos Photos: Olympics - Previews - Day - 3

Georcy-Stephanie Thiffeault Picard of Canada (R) in action during a training session at the Sambodromo Olympic Archery venue on August 2, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Aug. 1, 2016 - Source: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images South America)

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