I have been anticipating these olympic games for years. I joke not. About 4 years ago I did a graphic design study abroad thru USU. As part of that study abroad, we designed concept torches for upcoming olympic games to be displayed at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.
My group designed a torch for the 2010 Vancouver games.
Here it is:
This is the real torch for this Olympics:
Some similarities perhaps? ok maybe just a few, but still... pretty cool! :)