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Published: 1/20/2014 - Updated: 8 months ago


Sochi 2014: Olympic Torch Relay

The 40,389 mile Sochi torch relay, which started on Oct. 7, is the longest in Olympic history. The torch has traveled to the North Pole on a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker and has even been flown into space. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

Ttorch bearers Ivan Kosolapov Ivan, left, and Mikhail Malyuga hold their torches during an Olympic torch relay in Volgograd, a city on the Volga River about 500 miles south of Moscow, Russia, Monday, Jan. 20. Enlarge Ttorch bearers Ivan Kosolapov Ivan, left, and Mikhail Malyuga hold their torches during an Olympic torch relay in Volgograd, a ...
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Second torchbearer Alexander Ovechkin of Russia, right, professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals, receives the flame from the first torchbearer Greek champion skier Yiannis Antoniou outside the monument of Pierre de Coubertin during the torch relay after the ceremony of lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia, in west southern Greece on Sept. 29. Enlarge Second torchbearer Alexander Ovechkin of Russia, right, professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals, receives the flame ...
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Leonid Kurtyamov, left, and Oleg Mogilev hold their torches, near Salekhard 1,180 miles northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 4. Enlarge Leonid Kurtyamov, left, and Oleg Mogilev hold their torches, near Salekhard 1,180 miles northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Nov....
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Torch bearers, Marina Tartyshnaya, left, and Musa Galyamov hold their torches during the Olympic relay in downtown Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, on Dec. 28. Enlarge Torch bearers, Marina Tartyshnaya, left, and Musa Galyamov hold their torches during the Olympic relay in downtown Yoshkar-Ola, Russia,...
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Alfiya Aliyeva carries an Olympic torch on a vehicle as she reaches Bolgar on the Volga River, Russia, Monday, Dec. 30. Enlarge Alfiya Aliyeva carries an Olympic torch on a vehicle as she reaches Bolgar on the Volga River, Russia, Monday, Dec. 30.
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Ivan Ostroumov, left, and Olga Romanchenko with their Olympic torches pose during Olympic torch relay in Bolgar on the Volga River, Russia, Monday, Dec. 30. Enlarge Ivan Ostroumov, left, and Olga Romanchenko with their Olympic torches pose during Olympic torch relay in Bolgar on the Volga ...
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Torch bearers Riyaz Ibragimov, left, and Lyubov Poryvayeva hold their torches in Sviyazhsk on the Volga River, Russia, on Dec. 30. Enlarge Torch bearers Riyaz Ibragimov, left, and Lyubov Poryvayeva hold their torches in Sviyazhsk on the Volga River, Russia, on Dec....
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Torch bearers Dariya Gaeva, left, and Lyubov Poryvayeva hold their torches in Sviyazhsk on the Volga River, Russia, Monday, Dec. 30. Enlarge Torch bearers Dariya Gaeva, left, and Lyubov Poryvayeva hold their torches in Sviyazhsk on the Volga River, Russia, Monday, Dec....
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Tamara Tikhonova, left, and Vladimir Nikitin hold Olympic torches during the relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2 Enlarge Tamara Tikhonova, left, and Vladimir Nikitin hold Olympic torches during the relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2
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Dmitry Lukin, left, and Yekaterina Nekrasova hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2. Enlarge Dmitry Lukin, left, and Yekaterina Nekrasova hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2.
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An Olympic torch bearer Irina Tesleva holds an Olympic torch during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia on Jan. 2. Enlarge An Olympic torch bearer Irina Tesleva holds an Olympic torch during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia on Jan. 2.
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Yekaterina Kuznetsova runs with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2. Enlarge Yekaterina Kuznetsova runs with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in in Izhevsk, Russia, on Jan. 2.
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Svetlana Vysokova holds an Olympic torch during the relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan. 3. Enlarge Svetlana Vysokova holds an Olympic torch during the relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan. 3.
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Svetlana Vysokova, left, and Anastasia Chirtsova hold up Olympic torches during the relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan. 3. Enlarge Svetlana Vysokova, left, and Anastasia Chirtsova hold up Olympic torches during the relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan....
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Anzhela Vershinina holds an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan. 4. Enlarge Anzhela Vershinina holds an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Kungur, Perm region, Russia, on Jan. 4.
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Alexei Popov, left, and Yelena Kulagina hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4 Enlarge Alexei Popov, left, and Yelena Kulagina hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4
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Alexander Tuchkin, left, and Vasiliy Makarov hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4. Enlarge Alexander Tuchkin, left, and Vasiliy Makarov hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4.
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Mikhail Schukin, left, and Anton Pritulin hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4. Enlarge Mikhail Schukin, left, and Anton Pritulin hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4.
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Viktor Basargin, center, in white, runs with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4. Enlarge Viktor Basargin, center, in white, runs with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4.
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Viktor Basargin holds the Olympic torch as he lights a symbolic Olympic flame during the torch relay in Perm, Russia, on Jan. 4. Enlarge Viktor Basargin holds the Olympic torch as he lights a symbolic Olympic flame during the torch relay in Perm, Russia,...
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Vyacheslav Kokorin, left, and Konstantin Bakulev hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Kirov, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 5. Enlarge Vyacheslav Kokorin, left, and Konstantin Bakulev hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Kirov, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 5....
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Vasiliy Ochnev rides three horses with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Kirov, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 5. Enlarge Vasiliy Ochnev rides three horses with an Olympic torch during the torch relay in Kirov, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 5.
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Olympic torch bearer Alexander Tabachnikov carries a  torch on a hovercraft during the torch relay in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 8. Enlarge Olympic torch bearer Alexander Tabachnikov carries a torch on a hovercraft during the torch relay in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday,...
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Evgeniy Komarov rides a bicycle with an Olympic torch at a velodrome during the torch relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 9. Enlarge Evgeniy Komarov rides a bicycle with an Olympic torch at a velodrome during the torch relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic,...
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Nataliya Shalaeva, left, and Valeriy Gontar, right, hold torches during the relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 9. Enlarge Nataliya Shalaeva, left, and Valeriy Gontar, right, hold torches during the relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 9....
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Performers dressed in folk costumes welcome Olympic flame with Russian traditional bread-and-salt during the Olympic torch relay in Yelets on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Enlarge Performers dressed in folk costumes welcome Olympic flame with Russian traditional bread-and-salt during the Olympic torch relay in ...
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A torch bearer carries an Olympic torch at a stadium in Yelets, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Enlarge A torch bearer carries an Olympic torch at a stadium in Yelets, Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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Carriers pose with Olympic torches during the Olympic torch relay in Yelets, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Enlarge Carriers pose with Olympic torches during the Olympic torch relay in Yelets, Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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Torch bearers pose with Olympic torches during the Olympic torch relay in Yelets, Russia, on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Enlarge Torch bearers pose with Olympic torches during the Olympic torch relay in Yelets, Russia, on Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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Russian pop singer Varvara carries an Olympic torch during the relay, with a  triumphal arch in the background, in Kursk, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 16. Enlarge Russian pop singer Varvara carries an Olympic torch during the relay, with a triumphal arch in the background, in Kursk,...
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Torch bearer Alexei Sidorov carries an Olympic torch during the Olympic torch relay in Belgorod on Friday, Jan. 17. Enlarge Torch bearer Alexei Sidorov carries an Olympic torch during the Olympic torch relay in Belgorod on Friday, Jan. 17.
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Olympic torch bearers join their torches together during an Olympic torch relay in Uryupinsk, Russia, on Jan. 19 Enlarge Olympic torch bearers join their torches together during an Olympic torch relay in Uryupinsk, Russia, on Jan. 19
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Olympic torch bearers join their torches together during an Olympic torch relay in Uryupinsk on Jan. 19. Enlarge Olympic torch bearers join their torches together during an Olympic torch relay in Uryupinsk on Jan. 19.
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Olympic torch bearer Yekaterina Zharinova skates with her torch during the relay in Volgograd Monday, Jan. 20. Enlarge Olympic torch bearer Yekaterina Zharinova skates with her torch during the relay in Volgograd Monday, Jan. 20.
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