Question: What city first lighted the Olympic flame?

The modern Olympic flame is ignited in front of the ruins of the temple of Hera. When the tradition of an Olympic fire was reintroduced during the 1928 Summer Olympics, an employee of the Electric Utility of Amsterdam lit the first modern Olympic flame in the Marathon Tower of the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam.

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.

How far do they run the Olympic torch?

2020 Summer Olympics torch relay

Host city Tokyo, Japan
Distance 20,000 kilometres (12,000 mi)
Theme Hope Lights Our Way
Start date 12 March 2020 (Greece) 25 March 2021 (Japan relay)
End date 25 March 2020 (Japan) 23 July 2021 (Japan relay)
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