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Monday, 5 September 2016

2012 summer Olympics

L.I- we are learning to write about the 2012 Summer Olympic.
Success Criteria: I know I can do this when I can give information about the 2012 Summer Olympics.           
                2012  - Summer Olympics
                        By Anamaria and Christopher
History of the flame: 
The ancient Greeks believed that fire was given to the human kind by ''Prometheus'' and considered to have a sacred qualities. Mirrors were used to focus the sun rays to ignite flames that would burn perpetually in front of the Greek temples. The Olympic Flame began in 1936 in Berlin games. 3,330 runner's brought the torch with flames.

Image result for 2012 olympic torchHost country:London,United Kingdom

First torch lighter : Spyros Gianniotis - swimmer


Last torch lighter : Desiree Henry and Adelle Tracey
- Katie Kirk-Aidan Reynolds Track and fields athletics- Callum Airlie Sailing-Jordan Duckitt swimming- Cameron MacRitchie Rowing

How many torch bearer altogether : 8,500


Countries they travel in 4 years- they travelled in 6 countries 
to reach the next country- Rio, Brazil

Torch design- The triangular shape of torches represent the three Olympic values ( respect, excellence and friendship ). The Olympic torch is gold .

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