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10 amazing places the Olympic torch has travelled (including space!)

10 amazing places the Olympic torch has travelled (including space!)

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Eric Boulé
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Paula Nichols

Paula Nichols
Content Researcher, Canadian Olympic Committee

Olympic torches have been many places in history.

See also: How the torch made it to space

For the first time, the torch is going on a space walk. (But not the first time it has been in space). The space stroll isn’t until Saturday but in the famous words of Louis CK “It’s going to space. Give it a second would ya?” Ok, we can wait, in the meantime here are places the torch has already been.

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13_ALBERTVILLE_EN 13_ATLANTA_EN 13_SYDNEY_EN 13_BEIJING_EN

See also: How the torch made it to space

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By Eric Boulé
Graphic Designer

A true graphic design hustler, keeping it real for the Canadian Olympic Team

Paula Nichols

By Paula Nichols
Content Researcher, Canadian Olympic Committee

A lifelong fan of the Olympic Games and the athletes who compete at them.

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