IWAKI, JAPAN - MARCH 25: The Olympic flame is preserved in the lantern during the 'Flame of Recovery' special exhibition at Aquamarine Park in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan.
IWAKI, JAPAN - MARCH 25: The Olympic flame is preserved in the lantern during the 'Flame of Recovery' special exhibition at Aquamarine Park in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay: Hope Lights Our Way

The concept of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is “Hope Lights Our Way.” While hoping to get back to our daily life as soon as possible, we also believe the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame of hope has a vital role to help light Japan and the rest of the world through this difficult time, and onwards to an inspirational Olympic Games next year.

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12 March 2020: First torch bearer Anna Korakaki receives the flame at the Olympic Torch lighting ceremony in Olimpia, Greece

The Olympic Torch Relay for Tokyo 2020 began with the kindling of the Olympic flame by the rays of the sun in Olympia, Greece, on 12 March, before it was transported by a special “Tokyo 2020 Go” jet to Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. A Torch Relay will be conducted before the

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