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A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she (Credit: AP)

A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she has just lit using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame on May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12.

Olympic flame lit in Greece

Scenes from the Temple of Hera in ancient Olympia, Greece, during the final rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame.

The official 2012 Olympics torch is lit during
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

The official 2012 Olympics torch is lit during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A priestess performs in front of the ancient
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A priestess performs in front of the ancient temple of Hera during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Actress dressed as ancient Greek priestesses perform a
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

Actress dressed as ancient Greek priestesses perform a ritual dance in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

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Greek swimming champion Spyros Gianniotis, the first torchbearer
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Greek swimming champion Spyros Gianniotis, the first torchbearer of the Olympic torch relay, carries the olympic flame in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

A priestess holding a lit cauldron performs in
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A priestess holding a lit cauldron performs in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess lights a torch using a
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess lights a torch using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the
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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the performance of 'the gable's on the hill at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A high priestess, right, passes on the Olympic
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess, right, passes on the Olympic flame she has just lit using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, to a priestess holding a cauldron in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the
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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the performance of 'the gable's on the hill at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the
(Credit: Getty/Jamie McDonald)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the performance of 'the gable's on the hill at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the
(Credit: Getty/Jamie McDonald)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: Priestesses during the performance of 'the gable's on the hill at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she had just lit using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

A high priestess, lights the Olympic flame using
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

A high priestess, lights the Olympic flame using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: A Priestesses relices
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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: A Priestesses relices a Dove at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

A high priestess, holding a lit cauldron, enters
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess, holding a lit cauldron, enters the ancient temple of Hera during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Oympic flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A dancer performs a ritual dance in the
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

A dancer performs a ritual dance in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

A priestess, releases a bird symbol of peace,
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

A priestess, releases a bird symbol of peace, during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she
(Credit: AP)

A high priestess carries the Olympic flame she has just lit using a concave mirror to concentrate the sun's rays, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame on May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12.

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A high priestess, holding a lit cauldron enters
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess, holding a lit cauldron enters the ancient temple of Hera as other priestesses perform during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: The London 2012
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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: The London 2012 torch is lit at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: The London 2012
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ATHENS, GREECE - MAY 09: The London 2012 torch is lit at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

An actress dressed as ancient Greek priestess places
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

An actress dressed as ancient Greek priestess places the olympic flame on the ground in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

A high priestess, holding a lit torch and
(Credit: AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

A high priestess, holding a lit torch and an olive branch, performs during the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday. May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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A priestess releases a bird, a symbol of
(Credit: AP Photo/KOSTAS TSIRONIS)

A priestess releases a bird, a symbol of peace, in the final dress rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame held on Wednesday May 9, 2012, in Ancient Olympia, Greece. The flame to be lit in Thursday's ceremony in the birthplace of the Ancient Olympics will travel to London, where the Summer Games will take place from July 27-Aug. 12. (AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis)

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