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When was the last time live doves were released during the opening ceremony of a Summer Olympic Games?

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When was the last time live doves were released during the opening ceremony of a Summer Olympic Games?
posted 4 days ago by Aastha Joshi

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1992
At the previous Olympics in 1988 doves were injured or burnt alive when the cauldron was lighted; in 1992 live doves were again released but hours before the cauldron was lit, but in subsequent Olympics the practice was abandoned in favour of releasing symbolic "doves".

answer 3 days ago by Tapesh Kulkarni
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