2000 Sydney Olympic torch
Lot 23*
2000 Sydney Olympic torch
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,099) inc. premium
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Olympics/Athletics
2000 Sydney Olympic torch
Curved stainless steel, anodised alloy and Kevlar construction, the shape echoing the Opera House roofs, the outer sleeve printed with the Sydney 2000 Olympic logo, 790mm. high

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  • Designed by Blue Sky Design, the 2000 relay was the longest in Olympic history. After a relay in Greece, the flame was carried by plane to Oceania where it was carried through the Pacific Islands, New Zealand and all parts of Australia, where there were 11,000 bearers alone. A total of 14,000 torches were made.
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