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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of High Priestess passes the flame to the first torchbearer, Greek shooting athlete Anna Korakaki, during the opening of the Olympic flame torch relay for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: General view on empty stadium during the Olympic flame lighting ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia, Greece . (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Women dressed as a priestesses take part in the Olympic flame lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Women dressed as a priestesses take part in the Olympic flame lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Women dressed as a priestesses take part in the Olympic flame lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, playing the role of High Priestess passes the flame to the first torchbearer, during the opening of the Olympic flame torch relay for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 12: Torchbearer Greece's Anna Korakaki, Rio 2016 gold medallist in the 25m pistol shooting, past Greek Evzones Guard as she holds the Olympic flame and an olive branch during the flame lighting ceremony on March 12, 2020 in ancient Olympia, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games . (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)
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