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What is the Composition of Olympic torch?

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Asked by tarun bandopadhyay, 27 Feb '08 11:40 am
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The Olympic flame has made its first ever journey underwater when it was taken to Australia\'s Great Barrier Reef on Tuesday.

Powered by a special chemical formula, the torch spent three minutes submerged at a popular diving spot.

Women in Olympia lighting the torch
A more traditional ignition at the ancient site of Olympia, Greece

Runners carried the torch to a boat at the pier in the town of Port Douglas, where it was placed in a temporary cauldron and then taken to Agincourt Reef.

Marine biologist Wendy Craig Duncan, dressed in a silver wetsuit, swam with the torch on the reef. ...more
Answered by sachin acharya, 11 Jun '09 02:25 pm

 
  
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