Atlanta Olympics in Tennessee

Atlanta Olympics in Tennessee

Post by Brian Peters » Fri, 01 Apr 1994 05:57:34


The event being held in Tennessee is kayaking, which is being held on the
Ocoee river, which is right near the Georgia - Tennessee border. Actually,
it is not that far from Atlanta, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours away, great
whitewater, and dam controlled. Having rafted on this river numerous times,
I expect that will be a very good course, and since it is actually dam
controlled they can basically insure the same conditions for all kayakers.
The farthest metal event for the Atlanta Games will be the yachting, which
will take place along the Georgia's Atlantic coast near Savannah. That's a
good five hour drive down I-75 and I-16 from Atlanta. I believe they are
having a separate Olympic village for those competitors in Savannah, while
they are competing.
 
 
 

Atlanta Olympics in Tennessee

Post by Richard N Kitch » Sat, 02 Apr 1994 08:42:51


Quote:
>The farthest metal event for the Atlanta Games will be the yachting, which
>will take place along the Georgia's Atlantic coast near Savannah. That's a
>good five hour drive down I-75 and I-16 from Atlanta. I believe they are
>having a separate Olympic village for those competitors in Savannah, while
>they are competing.

Isn't beach volleyball also in Savannah?

--

"Janitor in a Drum will flatten a good supply of vomit."
--Topi Rodriguez, "Black Tie Affair"

 
 
 

Atlanta Olympics in Tennessee

Post by Richard N Kitch » Sun, 03 Apr 1994 02:48:57


Quote:

>>Isn't beach volleyball also in Savannah?

>Beach volleyball in the Olympics ? What kind of weed have you been smoking ?

It was my understanding that beach vollebyall will be a medal sport in
the Atlanta Games.

--

"I felt like I was in the room all by myself when I was talking to
her."
--Margo Cody, "Black Tie Affair"

 
 
 

Atlanta Olympics in Tennessee

Post by Steve Jod » Sun, 03 Apr 1994 08:28:34


Quote:



>>>Isn't beach volleyball also in Savannah?

>>Beach volleyball in the Olympics ? What kind of weed have you been smoking ?

>It was my understanding that beach vollebyall will be a medal sport in
>the Atlanta Games.

>--


This is correct, Tybee Island, just east of Savannah, Ga. will hold the
beach volleyball competitions near the Tybee Island lighthouse.  Savannah
will also host the yachting events.  The Savannah Olympic Village is
planned to be developed near or in the area of the Savannah Sheraton
Resort on Wilmington Island (also east of Savannah).  Financial arrangements
are still being made for the village.  I think that the beach volleyball
is a demonstration sport in the Atlanta Olympics although I am not
100% sure.

Savannah also bid for the softball competitions, I believe it is womens
softball but Columbus, Ga. received that venue.