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When was the Olympic torch relay revived?

The Olympic torch relay was invented in 1936.


When was the Olympic torch invented?

Before 1896, the year of the first Olympics.


When was the ancient olympic torch invented?

No


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 invented the olympic torch?

Mr turner


Where is the Olympic torch first lit?

the torch was first lit in Greece


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.


Why was the olympic torch invented?

so they have somthing to see at night


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.


When was the first Olympic torch lit?

1302 the first torch was lit >:D


Why is the olympic torch triangular?

The torch is triangular in shape - a first for Olympictorches, which are traditionally cylindrical.


Why does the Olympic torch start at Athens?

The Olympic torch start at Athens, Greece because that is where the first Olympics were held.


Who lit the first olympic torch?

me


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 was the first to light the torch?

The first person to light the Olympic torch was a German male called Fritz.


Who held the Olympic torch first?

fdyojyto


Who lit the first Olympic torch lit?

me


When was the olympic torch first introduced?

in 1969


When was the olympic torch first carried?

1936


Where was first olympic torch lit?

GrEeCe


Where was the first olympic torch made?

Greece


Where was the first olympic torch held?

london


How was the olympic torch invented?

I just learned this myself from the history channel, but the tradition of the Olympic torch coming to the games comes from Hitler when he held the games in Germany. That is where the tradition started. He used the story of an eternal torch at Mt. Olympus to create the idea of the torch coming to the games.


What year did Greece light the Olympic torch?

They first lighted the torch at Olympia in 776Bc


Where the first olympic torch first lit?

in Olympia, Greece