Where is the Olympic flame now?
The closing ceremony was held in a Covid-emptied stadium, though athletes were still able to gather on the field. The baton has now been passed to Paris, which will host the Games in 2024.
How did they light the Olympic flame in Tokyo?
The Olympic cauldron was lit by a torch, but the torch’s flame isn’t simply produced by a lighter prior to the event. The Olympic flame travels on a months-long journey where it’s carried by thousands, during what’s called the Olympic torch relay, before reaching the Opening Ceremony.
What are the Olympic colors?
The Olympic symbol consists of five interlaced rings of equal dimensions, used alone, in one or in five different colours, which are, from left to right, blue, yellow, black, green and red.
What does the Olympic flame symbolizes?
This flame is used to light the Olympic Fire. The Olympic Flame emphasises the link between the Ancient and Modern Games, and is usually carried by runners on foot from Olympia to its final destination — Japan, this year. During the relay, the torch must never go out.
Has anyone ever dropped the Olympic torch?
In an inspirational sequence, Marcia Malsar fell and dropped her torch, got back up and finished her relay leg during the Rio Paralympic Opening Ceremony.