Guy with lighter reignites flamed out Sochi torch

Guy with lighter reignites flamed out Sochi torch

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by KGW Staff

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Posted on October 7, 2013 at 8:56 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 7 at 12:49 PM

MOSCOW -- The Olympic torch began its worldwide journey to Sochi over the weekend, but not without a hitch.

A man carrying the torch realized the flame had gone out. He kept running while pointing out the predicament.

A bystander came to the rescue, re-igniting the torch with his cigarette lighter.

Photos: Sochi Olympics torch starts worldwide tour

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