Who carried the Olympic torch in 2000?

Who carried the Olympic torch in 2000 Sydney?

On 15 September, during the Games Opening Ceremony, the flame was carried into the Stadium by Betty Cuthbert who sat in a wheelchair, pushed by Raelene Boyle. Then, in turn, Dawn Fraser, Shirley Strickland, Shane Gould and Debbie Flintoff-King relayed the flame to Cathy Freeman.

How much is a Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch worth?

The torch is now roughly worth around $2500. “I’m never going to sell mine,” Mr Smith said. For those wanting to get their hands on a Sydney 2000 torch they have hit online marketplaces and auction rooms in record numbers.

Who has carried the Olympic torch?

People who have lit the Olympic cauldron

Games Location Lighter
2016 Summer Rio de Janeiro Vanderlei Cordeiro de Lima (stadium cauldron)
Jorge Gomes (public cauldron)
2018 Winter Pyeongchang Yuna Kim
2020 Summer Tokyo Naomi Osaka (stadium cauldron)

Who carried the Olympic torch in 1956?

After a civic reception at Darwin, the flame was carried 909 miles to Cairns by a Canberra jet bomber of the Royal Australian Air Force.

The Torch Relay 1956.

Description: Cut-out rings above legend ” MELBOURNE: XVI OLYMPIAD 1956″
Material: Aluminum alloy;
Torch measure: Lenght: 47 cm Weight: 960 gr

How much gas does the Olympic torch use?

Bruce Swiecicki, a senior technical advisor with the US National Propane Gas Association, said a cauldron of Olympic size can be expected to consume roughly 11 gallons (41.6 liters) of propane per hour, which comes out to about 4,200 gallons (16,000 liters) over the 16 days it will be lit for the summer games.

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How many Olympic torches are made?

Summer Olympic torch designs

Games Host Numbers produced
2008 Beijing, China 26,440
2012 London, United Kingdom 8,750
2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12,000
2020 Tokyo, Japan TBA