Yes it is. At least the Americans kept the torch lit.
Ali lit the Olympic flame at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
it was lit in 1956 Melbourne Olympics
Muhammad Ali Lit the the Olympic torch at the Olympics in 1996 IN Atlanta, Georgia. His real name is Cassius Clay. He changed his name because he changed his religion to Islam and the name Muhammad fit the religion more.
Wayne Gretzy lit the torch at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
During the 1996 Olympics, Muhammad Ali received a replacement gold medal from the 1960 Olympics since he had lost his.
No it is extinguished at the closing ceremonies
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.
a Chinese man...
yesHere is an interesting bit of history. The lighting of the torch for the Olympics was started by Hitler for his Olympics in 1936.
Amsterdam, summer Olympics, 1928
Light heavyweight boxing gold medalist Muhammad Ali, known in 1960 as Cassius Clay.
hittelers olimpics just befor ww2
Wayne Gretzky (the great)
the olympic torch was lit in greece
The torch for the 23rd Olympiad (1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles) was lit by 1960 gold medalist in the decathlon Rafer Johnson.
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.
it is lit from state to state to show the Olympics games will be held soon.
No he isn't dead. Proof of that is that he lit the Winter Olympics torch this year (2010) and was attending the Winter Olympics.
Wayne Gretzki lit the torch in Vancouver
the torch was first lit in Greece
Italian cross country skier Stefania Belmondo.
It is an eternal flame in Olympia Greece where the Olympics began.
1302 the first torch was lit >:D
in olympia, in greece that is where the olympic torch is lit