The Olympic Torch Ceremony today, and Ancient Olympia was packed with people from all over the world. The arrival of the Greek President at the new City Hall.
The police on their way to secure the metal detectors at the pedestrian's bridge next to the archaeological museum.
Waiting to pass through the metal detectors, kids could freely go through, adults with invitations only!
On the way to the stadium behind Kronio.
Kronio on the right, the standing water towers on the left.
Just outside the stadium.
The people listening to the speeches, watching....
And applauding the events
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The first torch bearer, Alexandros Nikolaidis.
Running the length of the stadium..
On the way to the monument of Pierre de Coubertin.
The people leaving.
Kronio on the right, grass sprouting about a month later
, protesting in the centre of Olympia attracting the crowds and getting their support.
The campaigners raised their issues under cameras flashing.
Reporters from all over the world recorded and reported on the events.
The police kept a clear perimeter.