Olympics flame burns brightly - A look back at the Olympics flame ahead of Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony - The Olympic Flame at the National Stadium on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.
Mystery Solved: Why Rio Olympics’ cauldron is so tiny
Lightning the Olympic Cauldron is always the dramatic conclusion of the Opening Ceremony, as an honored athlete from the host nation completes the torch’s journey and sets it ablaze. The London one was a collection of a few dozen smaller cauldrons.
Solar City Tower will be the point of reference for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, to be viewed from dramatic angles as visitors arrive by water or air. It will also be the Olympic Flame. (*As of 2012, it was only in the conceptual stages.) VIEW the other pictures with this article from fellowshipoftheminds.com