Flame for Rio Olympic Games lit in Greece

  • The flame for the Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21, 2016, has been lit in southern Greece. According to media reports, actor Katerina Lehou lit the torch by using the rays of the sun. She also performed the role of the high priestess. Various runners will take the torch on an international relay which will culminate on August 5 at the opening ceremony of the games.

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