Quick Answer: Who was the first runner with the Olympic flame on Australian soil?

Where did the Olympic torch go in Australia?

On 8 June 2000 the Olympic flame arrived at Yulara, in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Announcing Uluru-Kata Tjuta as the first place in Australia to receive the flame, the SOCOG President had declared it important that the site be an instantly recognisable, internationally known symbol of Australia.

Who carried torch 2021?

On March 26, 2021, the 121-day-long Japan leg of the relay got underway in Fukushima Prefecture, where members of Japan’s 2011 World-Cup winning women’s soccer team were the first to carry the flame.

Who will light the Olympic cauldron 2021?

Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at 2021 opening ceremony | Sporting News Australia.

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