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Winter Olympics 2018: Olympic Flame Lit in Greece

Sports | Associated Press | October 27, 2017, 5:22 pm
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 Actress Katerina Lehou, an as high priestess, lights the torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Pyeongchang, South Korea, which will host the February 9-25, 2018 Winter Olympics. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou, an as high priestess, lights the torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Pyeongchang, South Korea, which will host the February 9-25, 2018 Winter Olympics. (Image: AP)

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 Actress Katerina Lehou, right, as high priestess, lights the torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece, on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou, right, as high priestess, lights the torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece, on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, fourth left, arrives to attend the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece, on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, fourth left, arrives to attend the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece, on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, right, lights the torch of bearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, right, lights the torch of bearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, right, gives an olive branch to torchbearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess, right, gives an olive branch to torchbearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Hee-beom Lee, the president and CEO of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee speaks during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

Hee-beom Lee, the president and CEO of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee speaks during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece on October 24, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Participants perform during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Participants perform during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Priestesses perform during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Priestesses perform during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 South Korean former soccer player Park Ji-Sung holds an Olympic torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

South Korean former soccer player Park Ji-Sung holds an Olympic torch during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess performs during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess performs during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess carries a bowl of fire during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Actress Katerina Lehou as high priestess carries a bowl of fire during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 IOC President Thomas Bach arrives to attend the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

IOC President Thomas Bach arrives to attend the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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 Torchbearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis runs with the Olympic flame during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

Torchbearer Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis runs with the Olympic flame during the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, southwestern Greece. (Image: AP)

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