Saturday , 16 October 2021


The first and last Torchbearer of the Olympic Flame was appointed

Skier Yiannis Antoniou will be the first Torchbearer at the Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony for the Winter Olympic Games "Beijing 2022" that will take place in Ancient Olympia on October 18, at 11:30.

The next day at the Panathenaic Stadium, the last torchbearer will be the ski athlete Paraskevi Ladopoulou. For reasons of protection from the coronavirus, there will be no Torch Relay on Greek soil and after Ancient Olympia the Olympic Flame will be transferred to the Acropolis where it will stay overnight to go on October 19 to the Panathenaic Stadium, where at 12:00 it will be delivered to the delegation of the Organizing Committee.

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