Sochi 2014 Unveils Torch
The Sochi 2014 Organising Committee together with the Presenting Partners for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay the Coca-Cola Company, Ingosstrakh Insurance Company and JSC Russian Railways Company, unveiled one of the main features of the Relay for the 2014 Games: the torch that will carry the Olympic flame.
The torch for Sochi 2014 was developed by a team of famous Russian designers and engineers. At the presentation ceremony in Moscow, the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee also unveiled the official uniform for the Olympic Torchbearers who will take part in the Sochi 2014 Relays. The uniform was designed by BOSCO company, the General Partner of the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The torch is one of the key symbols of the Games and often captures the imagination of the world. With its bright, eye-catching design, the Sochi 2014 torch is intended to reflect Russian hospitality, and the joyful and inspirational atmosphere which is an integral part of the Olympic Torch Relays.
The Olympic torch of which 14,000 pieces will be produced is red, the traditional color of Russian sport, and will be travelling through 2,900 towns and cities in all 83 of Russia’s regions starting on 7th October 2013.
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