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‘Great to know it still works’: Olympic cauldron lit again after 20 years – Sydney Morning Herald

Twenty years to the day after the cauldron was lit to open the Sydney Olympics it has been set alight again, without the drama of that unforgettable night.

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Twenty years to the day after the cauldron was lit to open the Sydney Olympics it has been set alight again, without the drama of that unforgettable night.
The infamous malfunction with the cauldron making its way up to the top of Stadium Australia in 2000 had Olympic officials holding their breath and left the final torch bearer, Cathy Freeman, standing around drenched until it finally set off and completed its journey several minutes later.
The Olympic cauldron is lit on Tuesday.Credit:Louis…

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