The Olympic flame as a symbol of the modern Olympic movement was introduced by architect Jan Wils who designed the stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
Did Matt Smith carry the Olympic torch?
On 26 May 2012, Eleventh Doctor actor Matt Smith carried the Olympic torch from the historic Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay to the National Assembly building, as part of the torch’s tour around the United Kingdom.
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.