I just learned this myself from the history channel, but the tradition of the Olympic torch coming to the games comes from Hitler when he held the games in Germany. That is where the tradition started. He used the story of an eternal torch at Mt. Olympus to create the idea of the torch coming to the games.
The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.
so they have somthing to see at night
Before 1896, the year of the first Olympics.
why is there an Olympic torch?#
where does the Olympic torch begin its journey?
we light the olympic torch becouse
The final Olympic torch bearer will use the torch to light the cauldron at the Olympic venue.
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people use the olympic torch to celebrate the olympic games
today the olympic torch is in uxbridge
A regular person cannot purchase an Olympic torch. You can buy an Olympic torch replica on Amazon or Ebay. If you participate in the Olympics, you will be offered a chance to purchase an Olympic torch,
It has 8,000 holes in the Olympic torch 2012
The olympic torch traveled by boats.
the reason for the Olympic torch is that represents the olympics
There was no torch. The Olympic torch was made up in 1936. The Olympic torch was invented as a way of symbolically creating a connection between Olympia in Greece and an athletics meeting in some city like Berlin. The ancient Olympics didn't need a symbolic connection to Olympia because they were actually held at Olympia.
The reason for the lighting of the Olympic Torch is to continue a Greek tradition. In ancient times, the torch was lit at the opening of every Olympic Games.
There was no Olympic Torch ceremony until 1936, and no torch at the Ancient Olympics.
They use a drill to make holes in the Olympic Torch.
this year the Olympic torch will be led through Dundee
"the Olympic torch" is "la torche olympique" (fem.)
The Olympic Torch is estimated to be around 5 pounds.
Wayne Gretzky ran the Olympic torch for 2010