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26 July 2012

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Olympic Torch Relay

The Olympic Torch Relay has completed its journey in London. The Torch was carried through cities and towns across Ireland and Britain. Did you know that the modern Olympic Torch Relay event was only introduced by the Nazis for the 1936 Berlin Games? We want your views on whether or not it should be continued, given its origins.

Poll Results:

Total votes: 392

  • Yes, it should continue despite its Nazi origins as it has evolved beyond that and widens public participation.: 266 (67.9%)
  • No, it should be ended because of its Nazi origins.: 126 (32.1%)

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