The Olympic Flame, Olympic Fire, Olympic Torch, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, and Olympic Sun is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games ever since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the Organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich . But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still practised as of 2006.
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For the modern Olympic games, the first Olympic torch was lit in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Those was the first Summer Olympic games in history.
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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,
In reality, you don't. It's just a nice ceremony to remind us of the history of the Olympic Games.
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.
It has 8,000 holes in the Olympic torch 2012
The olympic torch traveled by boats.
The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.
the reason for the Olympic torch is that represents the olympics
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
8000 people carry the olympic torch.
No, there is not a summer and a winter olympic torch. There is only one torch. At the first olympic games ever held, the torch was lit, and it will never go out, so it just gets passed on to all of the olympic games that are held.