In Greece, lit the fire of the winter Olympics-2018

В Греции зажгли огонь зимней Олимпиады-2018

Fire November 1 will arrive in South Korea.

In Greece on the Olympic stadium and lit the Olympic flame XXXIII Winter Olympic games. On Tuesday, October 24, reported the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.

So, the first torchbearer Greek skier Apostolos Angelis, who has already received a license in Pyeongchang. Then the fire was passed to the former player of Manchester United, the bronze medalist of the Olympic games 2012 Korean footballer Sung Tzu.

The fire will travel to Greece a week, and then on 1 November it will arrive in South Korea. There we will start a national relay of Olympic fire. The flame will be carried through 17 cities and provinces of the Republic and will take part in the marathon 7.5 thousand torchbearers. The total length of the route is 2018 km.

It is reported that on February 9, the Olympic flame will be lit in Pyeongchang in ceremony the opening of the Games in 2018. Until February 25, the flame will burn on the main arena of the Olympics.

Earlier, Greece had a rehearsal of the ceremony of lighting the fire for the winter Olympic games in 2018.

As reported Корреспондент.netOlympics 2018 will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February. The Games will be played 99 sets of medals in 15 disciplines.