February 13, 2010 / 5:21 AM / in 8 years

Canadian ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky lights cauldron

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canadian ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky lit the permanent cauldron after the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver on Friday.

After a host of Canadian athletes lit a symbolic cauldron at BC Place, the venue for the two-and-a-half hour curtainraiser, Gretzky, known as the Great One, ignited a permanent cauldron in Vancouver.

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