14:11  ,  April 16, 2024

In Ancient Olympia the flame of the Summer Olympics in Paris was lit (photo, video)

The ceremony of lighting the flame of the Summer Olympic Games in Paris took place in Ancient Olympia.

The first torchbearer was 2004 Olympic swimming champion Laure Manadou. At first, the Olympic torch relay will pass through Greece until 26th April.

Then the flame will go to Marseille until the 8th of May.

The Olympic Games in Paris will be held from 26 July to 11 August.

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