Olympic Torch

Closing ceremony. The commentator points out the torch tradition is 3000 years old. Meanwhile, on Twitter…

via @daddacool @danielhpavey and @fudgecrumpet

(I’m now being told some of this is edited/faked. Shame. Or phew – we’re not that stupid)

  1. Russ says:

    Actually the torch tradition started in 1928

  2. Bill says:

    The torch flame is maintained in an ancient Greek fire station (hence the modern name), and was brought out for each games. This may be only the 30th ‘modern’ games but it’s the 350th dating from 3000 years ago. Simples init?

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