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8000 people carry the olympic torch.

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There are 8,000 holes on the Olympic torch. This is beacause there are 8,000 torch bearers. (They're the people who run with the torch.) Hope this helps and GO TEAM GB! WOO!


It has 8,000 holes in the Olympic torch 2012


there are 250 holes in the torch


There have actually been a variety of torches throughout Olympic history - not just one. Before each game, it is run from Athens. As many as 800 people might help deliver the torch.


The Olympic torch starts travelling the day day after the previous Olympics ends. And every twelve days it takes a fourteen day break in a different town.


HOW many times previsly has great britan hosted the olmpics


about 8,000 people will carry the torch...


The Olympic Torch travels around the world preceding the Games in order to show the peaceful and collaborative nature of the events.


The significance of having an Olympic torch relay is because of many reasons from the joy of seeing it pass down your local high street, to showing that the world is united with this flame. Firstly, as this flame has been kept going since the first olympic games in Olympia, it proves that our world is caring and all the continents are united as they are on the Olympic logo with the rings joined together. Secondly, people are constantly at this minute passing on the Olympic flame, which is in Carshalton (near where I live I saw the Olympic torch today :o) which represents one of the sports in the games


The Aim was to have a opening ceremony so many people could hold a torch and unite the world in the sports played




The Olympic Flame, Olympic Fire, Olympic Torch, Olympic Light, Olympic Eye, and Olympic Sun 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, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The fire was reintroduced at the Olympics in 1928, and it has been part of the modern Olympic Games ever since. The modern torch relay was introduced by Carl Diem, president of the Organisation Committee for the Berlin Games of 1936, as part of an effort to turn the games into a glorification of the Third Reich [1]. But despite its Nazi origin, the torch ceremony is still practiced as of 2006. Traditionally, the Olympic Torch is "lit by the Sun on Mount Olympus" and the torch carrier brings the Flame on foot to the site of the Olympic Games. The Olympic Torch is nowadays ignited several months before the opening celebration of the Olympic Games at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece. Eleven priestesses (played by actresses) light the fire by placing a torch in a concave parabolic mirror which concentrates rays from the Sun. The torch is then transported to the host city of the upcoming Olympics by means of a torch relay. Though traditionally, the fire is carried on foot, other means of transportation have been used as well. The runners have included athletes and celebrities, but many previously 'unknown' people have also carried it, often chosen for their personal merits and achievements. The Olympic Torch Relay ends on the day of the opening ceremony in the central stadium of the Games. The final carrier is often kept secret until the last moment, and is usually a sports celebrity of the host country. The final bearer of the torch runs towards the cauldron, usually placed at the top of a grand staircase, and then uses the torch to start the flame in the stadium. It is generally considered a great honour to be asked to light the Olympic Flame. After being lit, the flame continues to burn throughout the celebration of the Olympics and is extinguished at end of the closing ceremony of the Games.


how many people did it take to build the olympic stadium


There were 60 000 people at the 1924 Olympic Games.


i think that the olympic stadium can hold 2800 people


up to 2 people @ a time can play fencing but in the olympic team there are.................a lot of people???????????????


The torch relay has now finished - since the games have already started. There were 8,000 individuals carrying the torch in relay, over a distance of 8,000 miles.


4 billion people will view the opening olympic events


noone the toch will burn out one day


If you are not an Olympic athlete, there are still several ways for you to get involved. From lining the streets to welcome the Olympic Flame to enjoying Festival events across the UK, there are so many ways to participate.Become a Local Leader and plan events.Become a mascot!Get involved in Torch Relay!Educate people about what the Olympics are really about!


In 2004, more than 3,600 people carried the torch all over the world. They covered 48,500 miles in 78 days. The torch was transported by air, across seas, by car, bicycle, motorcycle and wheelchair.


Approxiamtely 10,500 people are competing in the Olympic Games and an average of about 3.2 billion people watch it on television.


The blackberry torch is not that good from what I've heard. It had many problems initially and recalled several models. I would not recommend this to many people unless the company makes it better.


An Olympic field hockey team has a roster of sixteen players.



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