The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.
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.
1936 from Greece to Berlin, Germany.
1936 Berlin Olympics
1928 at the Amsterdam Games. The Olympic torch relay was introduced for the 1936 Berlin Games
1936 in Berlin by Nazi Germany!
The modern convention of the olympic flame relay was started in 1936 in Berlin while Adolf Hitler was the Chancelor.
The first modern day Olympic torch was used in the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. The torch relay from Greece to the site of the Olympics was introduced in the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Carl Diem.
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.
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.
They have a torch relay to show they care about the world.
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.
The Olympic Torch Relay starts in the Greek city of Olympia.
the olympic torch relay takes place in the United kingdom
I dont know anything about "relay", but think about it, you can burn stuff with a torch.
Every torch-bearer in the relay is allowed to keep their individual torch.
Using mirrors to focus the sun's rays the torch is first lit at an ancient Greek temple and then carried by relays of runners to the location of the games. The first relay was in 1936. Planes are used to cross oceans.
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!
usually people that enter the torch relay are mostly people from the country that hosts the olympic games that year.
There were no runners carrying the torch ... all carriers of the torch were on skis.
There was no Olympic Torch ceremony until 1936, and no torch at the Ancient Olympics.
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.
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)