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The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.

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Where does the olympic torch relay take place?

the olympic torch relay takes place in the United kingdom


Why is there an Olympic torch relay?

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.


Why does every Olympic Games have a torch relay?

They have a torch relay to show they care about the world.


Who enters in the Olympic torch relay?

usually people that enter the torch relay are mostly people from the country that hosts the olympic games that year.


When is the torch relay starting for the 2012 Olympics?

The Olympic Torch Relay starts in the Greek city of Olympia.


When was the Olympic torch introduced to the Olympic Games?

1928 at the Amsterdam Games. The Olympic torch relay was introduced for the 1936 Berlin Games


Where does the Olympic torch relay begin?

Canada


What is the Olympics torch destination?

The Olympic torch relay always terminates in the central stadium of that year's Olympic Games.


Who gets to keep olympic torch?

Every torch-bearer in the relay is allowed to keep their individual torch.


The Olympic relay torch was introduced from which Olympic games?

1936 Berlin Olympics


Where does the olympic torch travel?

The Olympic torch relay of any Olympic games goes through various different, and numerous, destinations in the home country.


What is the distance for the olympic torch relay?

1500 miles


How long was the Olympic torch relay?

it was 4hrs long!


What is the story behind the Olympic torch relay?

cheesepuffs


Why did they do an Olympic torch relay in Greece?

because they had that in the B.C.s


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

300 mts


What do they have to when they are running the Olympic torch relay?

they hold a baton and runn


How long will the 2012 Olympic torch relay go for?

70,00.99


When did the first Olympic Torch Relay take place?

12312


The traditional start to the Olympic Games is the lighting of the...?

...flame in Olympic cauldron via the torch relay.


What do you need in the Olympic Torch Relay?

Tio advertaise the olpoc games.


When was the Olympic torch first used?

According to the New York times article the Olympic torch relay did not become a permanent part of the Olympics till the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.


Has the Olympic torch had an accident?

The Olympic torch went out while it was being carried by David Follett in the relay between Torrington and Bideford in Devon. The torch was re-lit by a standby flame which accompanies the torch in the chase vehicle.


What is the sacred symbol that is carried around the world in a relay representing the celebration of the Olympic Games?

It is the Olympic Torch!


What is the point in having a olympic flame?

The Olympic torch relay was a ritual that was introduced at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. It was intended to symbolize the "passing of the torch" of western civilization from the ancient Greeks to the Third Reich. Since then, the torch relay ritual has been "re-purposed" to symbolize the passing of the Olympic spirit or ideals from Greece to the hosting country.