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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.

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When was the Olympic torch relay revived?

The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.

Who ran the torch relay in 1936?

a torch relay is when you are at the Olympics and the put a torch on fire its so cool!!

What is torch relay?

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.

Why does every Olympic Games have a torch relay?

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

When is the torch relay starting for the 2012 Olympics?

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

Where does the olympic torch relay take place?

the olympic torch relay takes place in the United kingdom

How has the torch relay become a symbol of protest?

I dont know anything about "relay", but think about it, you can burn stuff with a torch.

Who gets to keep olympic torch?

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

How long is the olympic torch 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!

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.

What was unique about the torch relay for the1952 games in Norway?

There were no runners carrying the torch ... all carriers of the torch were on skis.

Who invented the dynamo torch?

The dynamo torch was invented by Ming-Chih Wei. The dynamo torch is a flashlight that stores energy in a flywheel.

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.

Did the Ancient Greeks do the torch relay in the Olympic games?

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)

Where did the torch relay start?

in Greece

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

300 mts

What does the torch relay represent?

the holes in the relay represent 8thousnd pepole have carrid the flame and swaped for the relay

How long does the torch relay take?

It takes over 100 days to complete the relay

Where does the Olympic torch relay begin?


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How many people are running in the torch relay of 2010?

The Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay estimated over 12,000 Torchbearers, while the Singapore version 2010 was 2400 Torchbearers.

When was the first torch invented?

The first torch was invented by Luigi Sineto in 1857. He was the oldest living man in Spain :)

Who invented the wind up torch?

Trevor Graham Baylis invented the wind-up torch.

What issues China faced during olympic torch relay?

They faced the humilation of protesters trying to put out the torch over an invation of Tibet. Kind of useless becaus it just a fire on a torch. The protesters are quite dim. If the fire goes out, the torch relay people will just relight it.

How long does the torch relay go on for?

fro ever