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.
Until the Olympic Games end.
at the location of the current olympic games and at the beginning
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.
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.
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.
the olympic torch was lit in greece
Olympia, in Greece, is the site of the "master" Olympic flame, which is lit in a ceremony a few months before each games.
the olympic torch was lit by the suns heat by going to it by aircraft rocket
in olympia, in greece that is where the olympic torch is lit
The Olympic torch was first lit in Olympia with a mirror focusing the beam of the sun onto the torch.
Wayne Gretzki lit the torch in Vancouver
the torch was first lit in Greece
Wayne Gretzy Lit The Olympic Torch IN Vancouver
Wayne Gretsky lit the Olympic torch.
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.
1302 the first torch was lit >:D
The torch for the 23rd Olympiad (1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles) was lit by 1960 gold medalist in the decathlon Rafer Johnson.
it is lit from state to state to show the Olympics games will be held soon.
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.
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.
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