Bravo, Athina! Winners trump losers
Updated: September 1, 2004, 7:58 AM ETBy Brian Church | Special to ESPN Insider
ATHENS, Greece Mocking universal predictions of disaster, the 2004 Athens Olympic Games surprised everyone except true Greeks by taking place in 2004, in Athens and in style.
Almost everything went beautifully.
As IOC big boy Jacques Rogge told a delighted crowd at Sunday's boring-as-hell Closing Ceremony: ATHENS, YOU WON!