Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Relay Facts

By Sneha Ghosh

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16 April, 2024: Olympic flame to be lit in Olympia, Greece.

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8 May, 2024: Arrival of the flame in France, in Marseille.

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Olympic Torch Relay of 68 days across French territory.

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65 territories are involved in the Olympic Torch Relay.

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Over 400 cities are set to be traversed, encompassing 64 stage cities.

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Total Torch bearers: 10,000 

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3,000 torchbearers are set to take part in the Team Relays.

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The Olympic Torch bearer typically covers a distance of 200 meters on average.

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26 July, 2024: Opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.