about 8,000 people will carry the torch...
Ali lit the Olympic flame at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
Mohammad Ali Lit the torch in Atlanta in 1996
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.
Light heavyweight boxing gold medalist Muhammad Ali, known in 1960 as Cassius Clay.
Yes it is. At least the Americans kept the torch lit.
Beijing 2008 summer Olympics started august 8 when they lit the torch on the opening ceremony. The next summer Olympics will be London 2012.
The last torch bearer, and the person to light the Olympic Flame, at the 1972 Summer Olympics was West German junior 1500 meter runner Gunther Zahn.