Memorable Olympic cauldron lighters

POSTED: 01:54 PM MDT Jul 26, 2012    UPDATED: 02:20 PM MST Jan 07, 2014 

One of the most anticipated parts of Olympics opening ceremonies is usually the lighting of the cauldron. As the 2014 Winter Olympics approach, take a look at memorable cauldron lighters from past Olympic Games.

Paavo Nurmi
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Finnish runner and former Olympian Paavo Nurmi (along with Hannes Kolehmainen). 1952 summer, Helsinki, Finland.


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