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Mohammad Ali Lit the torch in Atlanta in 1996

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Is the 2012 London Olympics worse than the 1996 Atlanta Olympics?

Yes it is. At least the Americans kept the torch lit.

In which Olympics did Ali carry the torch?

Ali lit the Olympic flame at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.

When was the torch lit?

it was lit in 1956 Melbourne Olympics

When did Muhammad ali light the torch in the 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.

Who lit the torch 2010?

Wayne Gretzy lit the torch at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Who lit the Olympic Flame at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics?

During the 1996 Olympics, Muhammad Ali received a replacement gold medal from the 1960 Olympics since he had lost his.

Does the torch for the Olympics stay lit after the Olympics?

No it is extinguished at the closing ceremonies

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

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.

Does the Olympic torch stay lit?

yesHere is an interesting bit of history. The lighting of the torch for the Olympics was started by Hitler for his Olympics in 1936.

What city is the Olympic torch first lit?

Amsterdam, summer Olympics, 1928

What 1960 gold metal winner lit the torch at the atlanta summer Olympics?

Light heavyweight boxing gold medalist Muhammad Ali, known in 1960 as Cassius Clay.

Where was the torch lit?

the olympic torch was lit in greece

Who lit the Olympic torch to begin the 23rd Olympiad?

The torch for the 23rd Olympiad (1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles) was lit by 1960 gold medalist in the decathlon Rafer Johnson.

Does the olympic torch go out after every olympic games or does it stay lit til the next one and so on?

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.

What does the Olympic torch got to do with it?

it is lit from state to state to show the Olympics games will be held soon.

Is Wayne Gretzky dead?

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.

Who lit the Olympic torch?

Wayne Gretzki lit the torch in Vancouver

Where is the Olympic torch first lit?

the torch was first lit in Greece

Who lit the Olympic torch in the 2006 Winter Olympics?

Italian cross country skier Stefania Belmondo.

What place does the Olympic Torch Flame is always lit?

It is an eternal flame in Olympia Greece where the Olympics began.

When was the first Olympic torch lit?

1302 the first torch was lit >:D

Where in Greece is the Olympic torch lit?

in olympia, in greece that is where the olympic torch is lit

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