Olympic flame – ceremony


Olympic flame lit in Greece ….

High Priestess Ino Menegaki lights the Olympic flame at the Temple of Hera during the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame at Ancient Olympia on May 10, 2012 in Olympia, Greece.

Olympic flame relit  in London ….

The decision to have the Olympic cauldron inside the stadium for the duration of the Games is controversial, with organisers saying it is not designed to be a 'tourist attraction'

Torchbearer Austin Playfoot, 82, who was also in the 1948 torch relay, re-lights the cauldron this morning after it was moved to the edge of the Olympic Stadium

The new position of the cauldron will ensure track and field athletics events can take place in the stadium

image: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2180965/London-2012-Relight-Stunning-Olympic-flame-doused-relocated-relit-new-home–time-werent-billion-people-watching.html#ixzz229ZQOqBl

You can also see   The Olympic Flame Dies, Gets Unceremoniously Relit By Old Guy …,  The Olympic Cauldron Had To Be Relit

By justiceforgreece

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