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Where was the first olympic torch lit?

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2010-07-01 21:42:34

It was lit first in Olympia, Greece.

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at the location of the current olympic games and at the beginning


Until the Olympic Games end.


The reason for the lighting of the Olympic Torch is to continue a Greek tradition. In ancient times, the torch was lit at the opening of every Olympic Games.



Because the origin of the Olympic Games is Greece. The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece at 776 B.C. The ritual of the Olympic Flame is the same as then.


The flame of the Olympic torch always travels from Greece, where it is lit, to the host country.


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It is extinguished at the closing ceremony of each Olympic Games. The torch is initially lit, by the Sun's rays that are concentrated by a mirror, at a ceremony in Olympia, Greece several months in advance of an Olympics. The relay then takes the torch to the site of the Olympics where the cauldron is lit with it.


They time the running of the torch from Greece to the Olympic venues so that the torch is carried into the main stadium at the end of the opening ceremonies and the big flame in the stadium is lit by the torch.


it didnt get lit up in 1992 because it had now place to put the flam



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