The '96 Effect: A Moment That Changed Womens Sports Forever

The '96 Effect documentary celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta and the U.S. women's teams who entered the Games with high expectations, low media interest, and little financial support, yet stunned the world with multiple golden victories.

The documentary features first-person accounts from 1996 and 2021 Olympic athletes, shining a light on the women who forever changed the landscape of women's sports. Helping to close the gender gap in sports, these women are an inspiration to all female athletes today. The '96 Effect is a must-see story that shines a light on the women who forever changed the lives of generations of girls.

Tune in to watch this three-part series on Peacock

About NBC Olympics

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