How does the Olympic flame stay alight?

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How does the Olympic torch stay alight?

Gasoline (petrol). They keep a small flame in a lantern alight at all times between Games.

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Will there be an Olympic flame at the paralympics?

there is an olympic flame at the paralympics

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What is the purpose of the Olympic Flame?

The Olympic flame honors the gods.

What can you use a safety flame for?

When you have to leave your Bunsen burner but need to keep it alight.

What does the olympic flame represent?

the olympic flame represents the death and the rebirth of greek heroeshope and endurance

Why is the Olympic flame lit?

The Olympic flame signifies the value of Peace and Brotherhood which is the basis of the Olympics.

Where does the Olympic games torch stay when the Olympics are not on?

The flame is put out at the end of the games and a new torch is designed for every game. Several torches are made and the flame is passed not the torch.

What holds the flame at the olympic games?

The olympic torch represents the theft of fire from Zeus by Prometheus the giant. It also might represent a relay run in the late Ancient Olympics in which a team of runners passed a torch between them and the last runner lit a huge torch. It is a tradition to light the flame at the beginning of all Modern Olympics.

Why does the flame stay burning during the olympic games?

It is a practice continued from ancient games and represents purity and endeaver for perfection