How to watch Olympic flame lighting ceremony in Olympia

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The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream live coverage of the Olympic flame lighting ceremony on Tuesday at the ancient Olympic site of Olympia in Greece.

Coverage on and the Olympic Channel app starts at 5 a.m. ET.

The flame lighting is the traditional beginning of the Olympic torch relay. The first torch bearer, traditionally a Greek, will be cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis, who has already qualified for PyeongChang.

The second torch bearer will be retired South Korean soccer star Park Ji-Sung, who played at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and seven seasons for Manchester United.

The flame will later fly from Greece to Incheon International Airport near Seoul for a 101-day trek through South Korea before the Feb. 9 Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang.

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