Shavarsh Karapetyan, 17-time world champion finswimmer, was carrying the Olympic torch Sunday in Moscow when it went out. A roadside official happened to have a Zippo lighter, and reignited the sacred flame, thus saving the Sochi Winter Games.
Zippo has since updated the cover of their Russian Facebook page, above.
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