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.

Yoshinori Sakai
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Amateur runner Yoshinori Sakai, who was born near Hiroshima in 1945, the day the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb there. 1964 summer, Tokyo.

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