Olympic countdown

June 21, 1996

Days until opening ceremonies: 28.

Torch update: Louise Logan, a volunteer worker at a Prince George's County hospital, carried the torch up the Capitol steps in Washington.

Update: Several thousand tickets to the opening and closing ceremonies of the Summer Games go on sale at 9 a.m. today. The tickets, which cost $636 apiece, can be obtained by calling the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (404-744-1996) and through ACOG's Internet site. There is a limit of two tickets per customer, and a Visa card is the only form of payment accepted.

Quote: "Remember the field at the '88 trials? I'm the only guy from that final who made it here." -- Butch Reynolds, after finishing second in the 400-meter finals to qualify for the U.S. team.

Pub Date: 6/21/96

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