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Olympic Torch Relay

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    • Torches and Torch Relays of the OG from Berlin 1936 to Rio 2016

      22 May 2017 | 98 pages | Pdf | pdf (22274 Ko)
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      The torch and its relay are closely linked to the Olympic Games. They announce their arrival, allowing everyone to share the Olympic spirit and to get to know the host country better. This document presents, for each edition of the Summer Games, all the facts and figures on the torch, its design and technical characteristics; and information on the various aspects of the relay, such as duration, torchbearers, route and some anecdotes from its journey.

    • Torches and Torch Relays of the OWG from Oslo 1952 to PyeongChang 2018

      28 Aug 2018 | 89 pages | Pdf | pdf (19157 Ko)
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      The torch and its relay are closely linked to the Olympic Games. They announce their arrival, allowing everyone to share the Olympic spirit and to get to know the host country better. This document presents, for each edition of the Winter Games, all the facts and figures on the torch, its design and technical characteristics; and information on the various aspects of the relay, such as duration, torchbearers, route and some anecdotes from its journey.

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