Brazil unveils #Olympics torch for #Rio2016 – an annotated infographic

The 2016 Olympic torch has been revealed ahead of next year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, featuring an innovative recycled aluminium design.

It looks pretty nice. We like the floating segments. Not convinced that elements of the design are in any way evocative of Copacabana promenade – not even if you squint your eyes and play Barry Manilow in the background – but we’ll let that one slide.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

Carrying a torch for you
Carrying a torch for you

 

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