Who lit the Olympic flame in Salt Lake city?
People who have lit the Olympic cauldron
|1996 Summer||Atlanta||Muhammad Ali|
|1998 Winter||Nagano||Midori Ito|
|2000 Summer||Sydney||Cathy Freeman|
|2002 Winter||Salt Lake City||The 1980 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team|
Who lit Olympic torch?
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic organizers chose two individuals, skiers Dinigeer Yilamujiang and Zhao Jiawen, to light the snowflake-shaped Olympic cauldron on Friday, formally launching the Games.
Who lit the torch in Beijing?
Dinigeer Yilamujiang and Zhao Jiawen lit the cauldron brought an awe-inspiring Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony to a close. The Beijing 2022 Opening Ceremony on Friday (4 February) culminated in the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron.
Who carried the Olympic torch in China?
BEIJING — Under blue skies and in front of handfuls of preselected spectators, a Communist Party official from Wuhan carried the Olympic torch next to China’s historic Grand Canal in southeastern Beijing on Friday as the flame journeyed to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
Does the Olympic flame go out?
After being lit the flame in the Olympic cauldron continues to burn during the Games, until the closing ceremony, when it is finally put out symbolizing the official end of the Games.
Who carried the Olympic torch 2022?
Chinese torchbearers and Olympic athletes Dinigeer Yilamujian (left) and Zhao Jiawen place the Olympic flame into its snowflake cauldron during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing.
Who light the Olympic torch 2022?
One of China’s top diplomats on Saturday hailed the involvement of young Chinese athletes in the Beijing Winter Games, including Uyghur skier Dinigeer Yilamujiang, who lit the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony to much controversy.
Did Jackie Chan hold the Olympic torch?
Actor Jackie Chan was so excited to carry the Olympic torch atop the Great Wall that he woke up at 4 a.m. on Thursday morning and braved 12-degree weather. Chan was among the torchbearers who carried the Olympic flame as the torch made its way through Beijing and the neighboring city of Zhangjiakou on its second day.