How Does the Olympic Torch Keep Burning?

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The Olympic torch keeps burning because it is being lit by gas. When the gas is turned off, the flame will go away. The torches all have a switch on them and will keep lit as long as there is enough gas in the cylinder. The huge torch that is places outside the games also uses gas to generate the flame. The torch at the Olympics is lit at the opening ceremonies and distinguished at the closing ceremonies.
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