The Olympic torch starts three month journey to Rio

The Olympic torch has been lit as the world prepares for Rio.

The torch-lighting ceremony, which took place in Greece, officially kicked off the countdown to the summer games.
 
About 12,000 people will carry the flame in a number of cities around the before it reaches its final destination in Brazil.

The games will begin in three months.

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