Torch bearers

Olympic Games

Summer

Olympics Torch bearer Note
1936 Fritz Schilgen Lit flame
1948 John Mark Lit flame
1952 Hannes Kolehmainen Lit flame
1952 Paavo Nurmi Lit secondary flame
1956 Ron Clarke Lit flame
1960 Giancarlo Peris Lit flame
1964 Yoshinori Sakai Lit flame
1968 Enriqueta Basilio Lit flame
1972 Günter Zahn Lit flame
1976 Stéphane Préfontaine Lit flame
1976 Sandra Henderson Lit flame
1980 Sergey Belov Lit flame
1984 Rafer Johnson Lit flame
1984 Gina Hemphill Torch bearer within stadium
1988 Son Gi-Jeong Torch bearer within stadium
1988 Kim Won-Tak Lit flame
1988 Sohn Mi-Chung Lit flame
1988 Im Chun-Ae Torch bearer within stadium
1988 Chung Sun-Man Lit flame
1992 Antonio Rebollo Lit flame - archer
1992 Epi Torch bearer within stadium
1992 Herminio Menéndez Torch bearer within stadium
1996 Cassius Clay Lit flame
1996 Voula Patoulidou Torch bearer within stadium
1996 Janet Evans Torch bearer within stadium
1996 Al Oerter Torch bearer within stadium
1996 Evander Holyfield Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Cathy Freeman Lit flame
2000 Raelene Boyle Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Betty Cuthbert Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Debbie Flintoff-King Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Dawn Fraser Torch bearer within stadium
2000 Shane Gould Torch bearer within stadium
2004 Nikos Kaklamanakis Lit flame
2004 Ioannis Melissanidis Torch bearer within stadium
2004 Akakios Kakiasvili Torch bearer within stadium
2004 Voula Patoulidou Torch bearer within stadium
2004 Mimis Domazos Torch bearer within stadium
2004 Nikos Galis Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Xu Haifeng Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Gao Min Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Li Xiaoshuang Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Zhan Xugang Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Zhang Jun Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Chen Zhong Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Sun Jinfang Torch bearer within stadium
2008 Li Ning Lit flame
2012 Steven Redgrave Torch bearer within stadium
2012 Callum Airlie Lit flame
2012 Jordan Duckitt Lit flame
2012 Desiree Henry Lit flame
2012 Cameron MacRitchie Lit flame
2012 Aidan Reynolds Lit flame
2012 Adelle Tracey Lit flame
2012 Katie Kirk Lit flame
2016 Vanderlei de Lima Lit flame
2016 Guga Kuerten Torch bearer within stadium
2016 Hortência Torch bearer within stadium
2016 Jorge Gomes Lit secondary flame

Winter

Olympics Torch bearer Note
1952 Eigil Nansen Lit flame
1956 Guido Caroli Lit flame
1960 Ken Henry Lit flame
1964 Josl Rieder Lit flame
1968 Alain Calmat Lit flame
1972 Hideki Takada Lit flame
1976 Josef Feistmantl Lit flame
1976 Christl Haas Lit secondary flame
1980 Charles Kerr Lit flame
1984 Sanda Dubravčić Lit flame
1988 Robyn Perry Lit flame
1992 François-Cyrille Grange Lit flame
1992 Michel Platini Torch bearer within stadium
1994 HRH Prince Haakon Lit flame
1994 Stein Gruben Ski jumper
1994 Cathrine Nøttingnes Torch bearer within stadium
1998 Midori Ito Lit flame
1998 Takanori Kono Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Mike Eruzione Lit flame
2002 Bill Baker Lit flame
2002 Neal Broten Lit flame
2002 Dave Christian Lit flame
2002 Steve Christoff Lit flame
2002 Jim Craig Lit flame
2002 John Harrington Lit flame
2002 Mark Johnson Lit flame
2002 Rob McClanahan Lit flame
2002 Ken Morrow Lit flame
2002 Jack O'Callahan Lit flame
2002 Mark Pavelich Lit flame
2002 Mike Ramsey Lit flame
2002 Buzz Schneider Lit flame
2002 Dave Silk Lit flame
2002 Eric Strobel Lit flame
2002 Rob Suter Lit flame
2002 Phil Verchota Lit flame
2002 Mark Wells Lit flame
2002 Picabo Street Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Peggy Fleming Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Dorothy Hamill Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Cammi Granato Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Bonnie Blair Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Bill Johnson Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Phil Mahre Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Jim Shea Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Dick Button Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Scott Hamilton Torch bearer within stadium
2002 Dan Jansen Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Stefania Belmondo Lit flame
2006 Alberto Tomba Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Maurilio De Zolt Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Marco Albarello Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Giorgio Vanzetta Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Silvio Fauner Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Piero Gros Torch bearer within stadium
2006 Deborah Compagnoni Torch bearer within stadium
2010 Wayne Gretzky Lit secondary flame
2010 Rick Hansen Lit flame
2010 Catriona Le May Doan Did not light flame due to cauldron malfunction
2010 Steve Nash Lit flame
2010 Nancy Greene Lit flame
2014 Vladislav Tretyak Lit flame
2014 Irina Rodnina Lit flame
2014 Alina Kabayeva Torch bearer within stadium
2014 Aleksandr Karelin Torch bearer within stadium
2014 Yelena Isinbayeva Torch bearer within stadium
2014 Mariya Sharapova Torch bearer within stadium
2018 Yu-Na Kim Lit flame
2018 Jeon I-Gyeong Torch bearer within the stadium
2018 Park In-Bee Torch bearer within the stadium
2018 Ahn Jung-Hwan Torch bearer within the stadium

Equestrian

Olympics Torch bearer Note
1956 Hans Wikne Lit flame
1956 Karin Lindberg Torch bearer within stadium

Intercalated Games

Olympics Torch bearer Note

Youth Olympic Games

Summer

Olympics Torch bearer Note
2010 Darren Choy Lit flame
2014 Chen Ruolin Lit flame
2018 Paula Pareto Lit flame
2018 Santiago Lange Lit flame

Winter

Olympics Torch bearer Note
2012 Egon Zimmermann Lit flame
2012 Franz Klammer Lit flame
2012 Leonhard Stock Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Yu-Na Kim Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Patrick Ortlieb Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Sigrid Wolf Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Fritz Strobl Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Doris Neuner Torch bearer within the stadium
2012 Paul Gerstgraser Lit flame
2016 Princess Ingrid Alexandra Lit flame

Forerunners to the Olympic Games

Olympics Torch bearer Note