What does the Olympic torch mean?
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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The Olympic flame is a practice continued from the ancient OlympicGames. In Olympia (Greece), a flame was ignited by the sun and thenkept burning until the closing of the Olym…pic Games. The flamefirst appeared in the modern Olympics at the 1928 Olympic Games inAmsterdam. The flame itself represents a number of things,including purity and the endeavor for perfection. In 1936, thechairman of the organizing committee for the 1936 Olympic Games,Carl Diem, suggested what is now the modern Olympic Torch relay.The Olympic flame is lit at the ancient site of Olympia by womenwearing ancient-style robes and using a curved mirror and the sun.The Olympic Torch is then passed from runner to runner from theancient site of Olympia to the Olympic stadium in the hosting city.The flame is then kept alight until the Games have concluded. The Olympic Torch relay represents a continuation from the ancientOlympic Games to the modern Olympics.
a symbol of the Olympic games answer by Jessie Johnson 3rd
we have the olympic torch to reprecent the countrey
The path of the torch represents a gathering of all of the nations to a peaceful competition.
because it is to do with the Olympics.
No. There was a sacred fire in the temple of Hestia at Olympia, which was never allowed to go out. But most Greek cities had one of those, it wasn't special to Olympia or t…o the time of the Games. And of course there was no need to bring a symbolic flame from Olympia to Olympia because the whole of Olympia was already at Olympia. The Olympic Flame was made up in 1928, and the torch relay was made up in 1936.
not in the olympic games but there was one in the panathenaic festival which was held in athens
why is there an Olympic torch?#
well i don't know and care but i think its for light
Yes. They can. I was lucky enough to run the torch in 1996 and I still have mine. I don't remember the exact amount, but it's fairly nominal for what you get.
Since the first Olympic games celebrated in the modern time, the Olympic Torch has become symbol of the peace between the continents.. This question is more fully answered by… looking in the link I will place below.
The Olympic Flame or Olympic Torch is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, …where a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics.
In Vancouver 2010 Olympics
It was actually Hitlers idea, a way to bring his Nazi community together, but when he died, We kept the tradition going to bring the world together.
on a cannal boat
In Olympic History
No, not until the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. There was an Olympic Flame at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, but it wasn't lit using a flame brought from Greece or anywhere.
Because they want to have it and it means that the fire is set to the rain