Since the first Torch Run at the Olympic Games in 1936, the Torch Run is one of the most important parts of the Opening Ceremony. During a moving ceremony in Athens, Greece the Flame of Hope torch was lit by the rays of the sun as the first part of its journey to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
What Symbolises the Olympic torch?
The Olympic torch relay: “a symbol of peace, friendship, tolerance and hope”
Who carries the Olympic torch?
In the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, torchbearers selected from 47 prefectures in Japan, who come from a variety of backgrounds and play different roles in society, will carry the torch, enjoying the invaluable experience in their own way.
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 are the 7 Olympic values?
The objective of this paper is to present, through the biographical narratives of Olympic athletes, the understanding of a group of seven Olympic values: friendship, excellence, respect, courage, determination, inspiration and equality.