The Evolution of Olympic Torches in 33 Photos – 1936-2010

The images below show the evolution of the summer and winter Olympic torches between 1936 and 2010.

Winter-1972-Sapporo

 

Winter-1976-Innsbruck

Winter-1980-Lake-Placid

Winter-1984-Sarajevo

Winter-1988-Calgary

Winter-1992-Albertville-

Winter-1994-Lillehammer

Winter-1998-Nagano

Winter-2002-Salt-Lake-City

Winter-2006-Turin

Winter-2010-Vancouver-

Summer-1936-Berlin

Summer-1948-London

Summer-1952-Helsinki

Summer-1956-Melbourne

Summer-1960-Rome

Summer-1964-Tokyo

Summer-1968-Mexico-City-

Summer-1972-Munich

Summer-1976-Montreal

Summer-1980-Moscow

Summer-1984-Los-Angeles

Summer-1988-Seoul

Summer-1992-Barcelona-

Summer-1996-Atlanta

Summer-2000-Sydney

Summer-2004-Athens

Summer-2008-Beijing

Winter-1952-Oslo

Winter-1956-Cortina-DAmpezzo

Winter-1960-Squaw-Valley

Winter-1964-Innsbruck

Winter-1968-Grenoble

 

 

Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.