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Does the Olympic torch burn continuously or is it lit prior to each Olympics?

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2015-07-15 18:43:15
2015-07-15 18:43:15

the torch is lit 3-4 months before the date of the olympics. the relay then takes place and is taken to the new venue of the olympics.

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