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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

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How far does each person carry the olympic torch in the torch relay?

300 mts

How is the Olympic torch transportd to each Olympic games?

Lots of different people carry it from some some were and take it to the games

What is the name of the Olympic torch?

they have an olympic torch to represent each country in a different way each flicker of the flame is all the countries

Why 8000 Holes in the olympic torch?

.Because each hole represents each person running with the torch.

What is carried from Greece to the site of each modern Olympic games?

The Olympic Torch

What do the 8000 holes in the olympic torch represent?

Each hole represents the 8000 torch carriers.

What happens to the Olympic torch at the end of the Games?

It is put out and the torch is reused each and every Olympic game. I think it's quite fascinating, actually.

Where is the Olympic torch stored between each Olympics?

olympia, greece

Where did the olympic torch start from this year 2012?

Greece, it always starts in greece each olympic games.

Are the Olympic torch and the Olympic flame the same thing?

Olympic torch-bearers, nominated by sponsors of the Olympic games, carry the Olympic flame from its source, in Athens, to the main stadium, using a series of gas-filled Olympic torches, much like a relay race. Each torch-bearer is given their own Olympic torch (which they keep) which is lit by the Olympic flame carried by the previous torch-bearer. To preserve the flame's continuity, the Olympic flame is carried in special safety-lamps while travelling by air or sea. Once at the main stadium, during the opening ceremony, the final torch-bearer lights the Olympic beacon which remains lit throughout the games. The Olympic flame is therefore the flame itself, while the Olympic torches are the receptacles that carried the flame from Athens to the main stadium.

Where is the first Olympic torch lit before the each game?

Athens in Greece

What does the olympic torch look like?

It depends on the games, each Olympic games has a different design for the torch. this year it is a triangle. it has 8000 holes 2 represent the ppeople who r carrying it

Where is the Olympic torch lit each games?

Olympia, in Greece, is the site of the "master" Olympic flame, which is lit in a ceremony a few months before each games.

Why are there 8000 holes in the olympic torch?

because each hole represents person running with the torch.beat that answer...

How many people have carried the Olympic torch?

There have actually been a variety of torches throughout Olympic history - not just one. Before each game, it is run from Athens. As many as 800 people might help deliver the torch.

Does the olympic torch go out after every olympic games or does it stay lit til the next one and so on?

It is extinguished at the closing ceremony of each Olympic Games. The torch is initially lit, by the Sun's rays that are concentrated by a mirror, at a ceremony in Olympia, Greece several months in advance of an Olympics. The relay then takes the torch to the site of the Olympics where the cauldron is lit with it.

Where is the olympic torch lit before making its way to the host city for each games?

Greece. The source of the "mother" flame and the Olympics.

How is the olympic torch transported to each countrythat lies between Greece and the host nation?

It is taken on a train and lifted off by a machine

Who is the 20th century leader introduced the custom of carrying a flaming torch from Athens to the site of each olympic games?

jad osta

Does the Olympic torch burn continuously or is it lit prior to each Olympics?

the torch is lit 3-4 months before the date of the olympics. the relay then takes place and is taken to the new venue of the olympics.

In the 2012 olympic parade of nations what is the country's escort carrying?

Each nation has one flag bearer and another Olympic escort carrying a copper leaf. The leaves were later lit with the Olympic torch and then combined to create the cauldron

What does the olympic symbols symbolize?

the five ring indicates the five continents that participate the inukshuk is just a representation of British Colombia and the Olympic torch represents peace to each other that come to the Olympics.

What is that copper item the olympic sign bearers carry?

A copper petal of which there are 204, one for each country/territory, that are combined to form the cauldron of the Olympic flame.

What are the children carrying in the 2012 Olympics?

During the country parade of the 2012 opening ceremony, the child bearer for each country is carrying a large metallic petal, all 204 of them are brought together at the end of the opening ceremony in the stadium to form the Olympic Cauldron.The Cauldron is then lit by the last of the Olympic Torch relay runner, and the Olympic Flame rests in the Cauldron for the whole duration of the games, after which the Flame is extinguished during the closing ceremony.It looks like a copper funnel.

What happens at the olympic ceremony?

March past by each participating country member participants with the team leader hoisting the national flag in front.The Olympic Torch after long tour is set up in the main podium. The Olympic Flag is handed over to the organizing country by the last country who organized it.