Monday, March 24, 2008

Olympic Torch Relay started

Flame Torch 2008 Beijing Olympic GamesYesterday the torch for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games has been lit successfuly in Olympia, Greece. The torch will begin a 130-day, 85,000-mile journey starting today. That will take it from the site of Olympia to Beijing, where the Olympic Games is planned for August. The relay route will go through 23 cities on five continents and finally China. Tens of thousands of bearers of torch, including over 19 thousands in China, will carry the flame on foot.

1 comment:

karel said...

I hear and saw that tourch on TV. It tavel all across the world and china. China is a big nation and has a large population.
The Beijing Olympic torch relay, which will travel the longest route and involve the most people in the Olympic history, will display the beautiful Chinese scenery and rich culture to the world, as well as spread the ideas of peace, friendship and harmony.