Question: Who will light the Olympic flame in Tokyo?

Was the Olympic torch lit yet?

A burning flame has been part of the modern Olympics since 1928, but the tradition goes all the way back to the ancient Games in Greece. … The lighting ceremony was held on March 12, 2020, shortly before the Games were officially postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who lit torch?

People who have lit the Olympic cauldron

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