Monday, March 24, 2008
Olympic Torch Relay started
Yesterday 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.