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1992 Winter Olympics torch relay

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Host cityAlbertville, France
Countries visitedGreece, France and Monaco
Distance5,536 kilometres (3,440 mi)
Torch bearers10,001
Start dateDecember 14, 1991
End dateFebruary 8, 1992
Torch designerPhilippe Starck
1992 Winter Olympics

The 1992 Winter Olympics torch relay took part as part of the build-up to the 1992 Winter Olympics hosted in Albertville, France. The route covered around 5,536 kilometres (3,440 mi) and involved 5,500. Michel Platini and François-Cyrille Grange lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony.

Torch

Designed by French artist, Philippe Starck. The torch resembles a horn of a bull or a flame (if turned upside down).[1]

Route

Date Map

December 14, 1991 (day 1): Paris
December 15 (day 2): Fontainebleau

December 16 (day 3): Orléans
December 17 (day 4): Tours

December 18 (day 5): Poitiers
December 19 (day 6): Niort
December 20 (day 7): La Rochelle

December 21 (day 8): La Roche-sur-Yon
December 22 (day 9): Nantes

December 23 (day 10): Redon
December 24 (day 11): Rennes

December 25 (day 12): Avranches
December 26 (day 13): Caen
December 27 (day 14): Le Havre
December 28 (day 15): Rouen

December 29 (day 16): Amiens
December 30 (day 17): Arras
December 31 (Day 18): Lille
January 1, 1992 (day 19): Cambrai
January 2 (day 20): Laon

January 3 (day 21): Châlons-en-Champagne
January 4 (day 22): Metz
January 5 (day 23): Nancy
January 6 (day 24): Sarrebourg
January 7 (day 25): Strasbourg
January 8 (day 26): Colmar

January 9 (day 27): Belfort
January 10 (day 28): Besançon
January 11 (day 29): Dijon
January 12 (day 30): Autun

January 13 (day 31): Moulins
January 14 (day 32): Clermont-Ferrand

January 15 (day 33): Aubusson
January 16 (day 34): Limoges
January 17 (day 35): Périgueux
January 18 (day 36): Bordeaux
January 19 (day 37): Mont-de-Marsan

January 20 (day 38): Tarbes
January 21 (day 39): Auch
January 22 (day 40): Toulouse
January 23 (day 41): Albi
January 24 (day 42): Carcassonne
January 25 (day 43): Béziers
January 26 (day 44): Montpellier

January 26 (day 44): Bastia
January 27 (day 45): Corte
January 28 (day 46): Ajaccio

January 28 (day 46): Nice
January 29 (day 47): Toulon
January 29 (day 47): Marseille
January 30 (day 48): Avignon

January 31 (day 49): Montélimar
February 1 (day 50): Valence
February 2 (day 51): Saint-Étienne
February 3 (day 52): Lyon
February 4 (day 53): Belley
February 5 (day 54): Grenoble
February 6 (day 55): Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne
February 7 (day 56): Chambéry
February 8 (Day 57): Albertville
February 8 (Day 57): Théâtre des Cérémonies

References

  1. ^ "Avant les JO" (in French). www.effectif.org. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
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