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When sun rays reflect off a parabolic dish/mirror an invisible sun beam ignites the torch and this is the ancient method still used to light the Olympic Torch.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

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Which city was the first to light the Olympics Flame?

athens! *its actually spelt olympics;)


Which city was first to light the Olympics flame?

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Which country light the Olympics flame?

Greece, in Olympia.


First city to light the Olympics flame?

Athens in Greece was the first country to llight the olympic flame!


Where does the Olympic flame start and finish and why?

The flame's journey starts in Olympia, Greece because it is the home of the Olympics, the town where the first ever Olympics took place. The flame's journey ends in the town that hosts the Olympics so the flame can light the Olympic cauldron and begin the Games.


Which country were the first to light the olympic flame?

Greece, they were the first to ever have the Olympics


Which city was the first to light the Olymic flame?

Amsterdam (Netherlands) in the 1928 Summer Olympics.


How do they light the olympic flame?

they use the sun too set it on fire in greece then transport to the country the olympics is held in


Why do you light Olympics torch?

The Torch Relay symbolizes the passing of Olympic traditions from one generation to the next!This flame represented the "endeavor for protection and struggle for victory." It was first introduced into our Modern Olympics at the 1928 Amsterdam Games. Since then, the flame has come to symbolize "the light of spirit, knowledge, and life."


Why is the Olympic flame so important to the Olympics?

During the Ancient Olympic Games, a sacred flame was lit from the sun's rays at Olympia, and stayed lit until the Games were completed. This flame represented the "endeavor for protection and struggle for victory." It was first introduced into our Modern Olympics at the 1928 Amsterdam Games. Since then, the flame has come to symbolize "the light of spirit, knowledge, and life."


Is a flame a source of light?

The flame of a candle is a source of light.


What is the flame for in Olympics?

The olympic torch represents the theft of fire from Zeus by Prometheus the giant. It also might represent a relay run in the late Ancient Olympics in which a team of runners passed a torch between them and the last runner lit a huge torch. It is a tradition to light the flame at the beginning of all Modern Olympics.

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