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The graphics and design management team of the Organising Committee for these Games opted for a functional design and a lightweight material, aluminium, thinking that each runner had to run one kilometre holding the torch.

The colour black was chosen with the aim of making the flame more visible on the photographs.

Editor:Wang Ping

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