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Who carried the 1984 Olympic torch?

Torch bearer Rafer Johnson, a Southern California legend who died in December 2020, lit the Olympic flame. The 1960 decathlon gold medalist climbed the 99 steps to the cauldron in front of a crowd of about 90,000 in the same stadium that hosted the 1932 Olympics.

Who passed torch to Ali?

It is a moment that so many across the U.S. will never forget, especially Olympian Janet Evans. A California native, Evans won almost everything there was to win in swimming, including five Olympic medals. To her though, the highlight of her career was passing the Olympic torch to Ali on July 19, 1996.

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