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Athens tests new security system after transport drill

...practiced moving people ... for the opening ceremony, a key event to get things started on the right footing," Marton Simitsek, a top Olympic planner, said Monday. "I think it went well." The exercise was used to begin trials of traffic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/27/oly_423433.shtml
Olympics
Winds halt pre-Olympic rowing event

...fluke. "We have statistics for the last 11 years that totals 339 August days," organizing committee executive Marton Simitsek said. "The statistics show that only on eight of these 339 days did we have similar conditions with what we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/08/oth_383556.shtml
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Organizers: majority of Athens tickets still not sold

...will be full. We firmly believe that this is the image of the country we want to give to the outside world," said Marton Simitsek, a top Olympic planner. The revenue picture is brighter. Organizers said their goal was to make $223 million from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/oly_417623.shtml
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