It takes over 100 days to complete the relay
every torch relay is different! this year (vancouver 2010 torch relay) the flame traveld 45, 000 km in over 106 days! making it way around the highest and the lowest point of canada!
a torch relay is when you are at the Olympics and the put a torch on fire its so cool!!
the torch relay is when people run a relay all the way from Olympia to the host country of the Olympics game holding the torch in their hands.
The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.
In 2004, more than 3,600 people carried the torch all over the world. They covered 48,500 miles in 78 days. The torch was transported by air, across seas, by car, bicycle, motorcycle and wheelchair.
in a way yes but, the only thing different this year (2010) is that the torch is the same just blue, the uniform is the same style (different colour) and the relay is only ten days :)
They have a torch relay to show they care about the world.
36 days antill the torch goes out
The Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay estimated over 12,000 Torchbearers, while the Singapore version 2010 was 2400 Torchbearers.
The Olympic Torch Relay starts in the Greek city of Olympia.
the olympic torch relay takes place in the United kingdom
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I dont know anything about "relay", but think about it, you can burn stuff with a torch.
The torch relay was invented in 1936, it was Carl Diem's idea, but if i am correct i believed it was create by Krupp.
Every torch-bearer in the relay is allowed to keep their individual torch.
The torch relay has now finished - since the games have already started. There were 8,000 individuals carrying the torch in relay, over a distance of 8,000 miles.
usually people that enter the torch relay are mostly people from the country that hosts the olympic games that year.
The relay will last 130 days and cover a total distance of 137,000 kilometres. And this is the longest distance covered of olympic torch.The torch will pass through the hands of 21,880 torch bearers of various ethnicities and nationalities.The relay route will also pass through every continent on earth except Antarctica.
There were no runners carrying the torch ... all carriers of the torch were on skis.
Approximately 12, 000 torchbearers will be the part of this hugely awaited and immensely popular 2010 Winter Olympics Torch Relay. Route of the torch relay will cover every province as well as territory of Canada. Torchbearers have to travel 45, 000 km for more than 100 days. For more than ninety percent of population, the entire route can be covered by just one-hour drive.
The Olympic torch is a remnant of the flame from the previous Olympic games. The relay itself is to unify countries and spread the Olympic spirit.
The ancient Greeks were not the first people to do the torch relay. The torch relays origin dates back to the 1930's and was started by Germany (Nazi Germany, at the time)