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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

2012 Summer Olympics torch relay - Wikipedia

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The 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay was run from 19 May until 27 July, prior to the London 2012 Summer Olympics. The torch bearer selection process was ...

How is the Olympic torch rekindled? | Reference.com

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The Olympic torch is rekindled from a "mother flame" that is kept in a protective lantern case and is never extinguished. Before the Olympic games begin, an olive ...

How is the olympic torch rekindled - Answers.com

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A ceremony is performed several months before the games start. The torch is ignited by using a parabolic mirror to concentrate the rays of the sun.

Olympic Flame - Olympic-Legacy.com - PE04.Com

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This legacy comes alive every four years when the ancient flame is rekindled for a ... The tradition of lighting an Olympic flame comes from the ancient Greeks.

London 2012 Olympics: Torch relay was all Adolf Hitler's flaming ...

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May 9, 2012 ... GUY WALTERS reveals the fascinating story of the Olympic flame, ... it had to be rekindled properly from a back-up of the original flame.

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Jul 21, 2015 ... English/Nat The Olympic torch has arrived in Atlanta following an 84-day ... the majesty of the flame that was rekindled in the modern world one ...

The Olympic flame and The TOrch relay - Olympics

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and last torch-bearer. THE FLAME. Symbolism of fire. Antiquity: the fire in Olympia. Lighting of the Olympic flame. TORCHES. Technology and design serving.

The Weirdest Things We've Done to the Olympic Torch | Atlas Obscura

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Aug 5, 2016 ... Runners carry the Olympic Flame from Greece to Germany in 1936. .... Thinking quickly, a nearby official rekindled it with another impressive ...

Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Design Revealed - Swimming World

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Jul 3, 2015 ... At the site of several of the events that took place in Athens 119 years ago, the Olympic flame is rekindled, and the journey begins toward the ...