Torches and torch relays of the Olympic Summer Games from Berlin 1936 to Tokyo 2020 / The Olympic Studies Centre

The Olympic Studies Centre

Edited by The Olympic Studies Centre. Lausanne - 2020

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.

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