PyeongChang 2018; Details torch relay unveiled

Map: PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG)

 

Schedule

2017
October 24; Lighting Ceremony Ancient Olympia, Greece – Leg 1: Greece
October 31; Handover Ceremony Panathinaiko Stadium, Athens, Greece
November 1; Arrival of the Flame in Incheon – Leg 2: Republic of Korea

2018
February 9; Opening Ceremony

 

Facts & Figures

  • 7,500 Torchbearers
  • Slogan:  Let Everyone Shine
  • 2,018 Support runners
  • Leg 1; Greece
    • 8 Days
  • Leg 2; Republic of Korea
    • 101 Days
    • 17 Cities and Provinces
    • 2,018 km

 

Read more about the PyeonchChang 2018 Torch Relay on this page.

Rio 2016; Torch Relay Route Greece revealed

The Hellenic Olympic Committee has revealed the route for the Greek leg of the torch relay:

Source: Hellenic Olympic Committee
Source: Hellenic Olympic Committee

 

Day 1: April 21, 2016 Ancient Olympia (Flame Lighting Ceremony) – Zante

Day 2: April 22, 2016 Zante – Preveza

Day 3: April 23, 2016 Preveza – Thessaloniki

Day 4: April 24, 2016 Thessaloniki – Alexandroupoli

Day 5: April 25, 2016 Alexandroupoli – Larissa

Day 6: April 26, 2016 Larissa – Museum of Acropolis

Day 7: April 27, 2016 Museum of Acropolis – Panathenaic Stadium (handover ceremony)

 

Panathenaic Stadium Athens | BK on Flickr | Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio), Photo credit: RzlBrz007700 | (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Panathenaic Stadium Athens | BK on Flickr | Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio), Photo credit: RzlBrz007700 | (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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