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Boxing gloves hang near Atlanta Olympic cauldron for Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

19 Aug 1996: A general view of the festivities going on during the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

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A pair of red boxing gloves were placed on a beam near the Atlanta Olympic cauldron the day after Muhammad Ali died, according to Atlanta media.

Ali, who died at age 74 on Friday, lit the 1996 Olympic cauldron in Atlanta in one of the most memorable moments in Olympic history.

Video of Ali’s cauldron lighting is here.

The Atlanta Olympic cauldron was moved after the 1996 Games, as the Atlanta Braves occupied Centennial Olympic Stadium that was renamed Turner Field. The Braves are leaving Turner Field in 2017.

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