What does the Olympic torch mean?

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The Olymipic Torch represents the Eternal Flame. The Eternal Flame PROBABLY represents Hestia (Vesta), Greek goddess of the hearth. Or it could represent Hephaestus (Vulcan), Greek god of fire.
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