Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Olympic Torch

The Olympic flames started at the ancient games and ignited in Olympia Greece. The flame was lit by the sun.

In Olympia the flames are lit by the sun by women wearing robes. As women pass the torch to runner to runner he passed it on to the host city.

lighting the flame at the stadium is one of the important events. Did you know once the Olympics is over the flame is extinguished.

1 comment:

  1. I never knew that about the Olympic flame - very interesting. I think the Olympics started in Rome where the women and men used to wear robes. Love your picture! Learning about the Olympics is so interesting. Keep up the learning bub. mummy xxxx