What is the purpose of the torch relay?
Since the first Olympic games celebrated in the modern time, the Olympic Torch has become symbol of the peace between the continents (as well as the Olympians, that share this role in our modern celebration). It would b soooo kool to run in that relay. Imagine da hype you'd feel after doing that!! ...
Why were people trying to quench the Olympic torch?
They were trying to put the torch out in protest of China's occupation of Tibet. ...
Asked in Olympics, Norway, Olympic History
What was unique about the torch relay for the1952 games in Norway?
There were no runners carrying the torch ... all carriers of the torch were on skis. ...
Asked in Olympics, Ancient Greece
Did the Ancient Greeks do the torch relay in the Olympic games?
The ancient Greeks were not the first people to do the torch relay. The torch relays origin dates back to the 1930's and was started by Germany (Nazi Germany, at the time) ...
What issues China faced during olympic torch relay?
They faced the humilation of protesters trying to put out the torch over an invation of Tibet. Kind of useless becaus it just a fire on a torch. The protesters are quite dim. If the fire goes out, the torch relay people will just relight it. ...