Mexico 1968

Olympic Torch
Date of appearance: 1968
Theme: Olympic games
Tags: olympicgames, olympic

1968 Mexico The polished cast alloy torch with the Mexico 68 logo pierced around the rim, black leatherette covered grip, 45mm. high FOOTNOTES There were five versions, all slightly different for various sections of the relay, with a total of 3,000 made. The Olympic route retraced the voyage of Columbus and included swimmers, for the first time the flame was lit at the opening ceremony by a woman, Norma Enriqueta Basilo.

Mexico 1968