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Q: Who lit the Olympic torch to begin the games?
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Where was the first olympict torch first lit?

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.

How long will the Olympic torch be lit?

Until the Olympic Games end.

Where and when is the Olympic torch lit?

at the location of the current olympic games and at the beginning

Why do they light the olympic torch?

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.

Is there a summer and a winter 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.

Does the olympic torch go out after every olympic games or does it stay lit til the next one and so on?

It is extinguished at the closing ceremony of each Olympic Games. The torch is initially lit, by the Sun's rays that are concentrated by a mirror, at a ceremony in Olympia, Greece several months in advance of an Olympics. The relay then takes the torch to the site of the Olympics where the cauldron is lit with it.

Where was the torch lit?

the olympic torch was lit in greece

Where is the Olympic torch lit each games?

Olympia, in Greece, is the site of the "master" Olympic flame, which is lit in a ceremony a few months before each games.

How was the olympic torch lit?

the olympic torch was lit by the suns heat by going to it by aircraft rocket

Where in Greece is the Olympic torch lit?

in olympia, in greece that is where the olympic torch is lit

Who lit the Olympic Torch in the 2010 Winter Games?

Wayne Gretzky

Where was the Olympic torch first lit?

The Olympic torch was first lit in Olympia with a mirror focusing the beam of the sun onto the torch.

Who lit the Olympic torch?

Wayne Gretzki lit the torch in Vancouver

Where is the Olympic torch first lit?

the torch was first lit in Greece

Who lit the torch in Vancouver?

Wayne Gretzy Lit The Olympic Torch IN Vancouver

Who lit the 2010 olympmic torch?

Wayne Gretsky lit the Olympic torch.

What 1960 Olympic gold medalist lit the cauldron with the Olympic torch in the 1996 Summer Games?

Mohammad Ali

Who lit the first Olympic torch lit?


In which Olympic was the first Olympic torch lit?

The Olympic Flame was first lit during the opening ceremony of the IX Olympic Games at Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1928. There was a lot lof people there.

When was the first Olympic torch lit?

1302 the first torch was lit >:D

Who lit the Olympic torch to begin the 23rd Olympiad?

The torch for the 23rd Olympiad (1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles) was lit by 1960 gold medalist in the decathlon Rafer Johnson.

What does the Olympic torch got to do with it?

it is lit from state to state to show the Olympics games will be held soon.

Why was the torch first lit in Greece?

Because the origin of the Olympic Games is Greece. The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece at 776 B.C. The ritual of the Olympic Flame is the same as then.

Where and how is the olympic and paralympic torch lit?

The Olympic Torch is ignited at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece. The torch is kindled by the concentrated light of the Sun, focused by a parabolic mirror. The torch is then carried by a relay of runners to the location of where the games are being held.

What happens to the Olympic Torch during the off years?

I assume you mean the olympic flame. The flame burns constantly at Olympia in Greece, when its time for the games a torch is lit, sent on a relay and the individual flame in the host nation is lit, and then extinguished