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The Olympic torch making its way through Tianjin


Source: | 08-02-2008 10:24

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

The Olympic torch is now making its way through the center of Tianjin in north China just six days before the start of the Olympic Games in Beijing.

Model Worker, Fan Yushu
Model Worker, Fan Yushu

The relay starts from Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium, which serves as one of the Football venues, and will end at Tianjin Grand Hall. 225 torchbearers are taking part in the 12 kilometer run, including Model Worker, Fan Yushu, and the head coach of Tianjin women's volleyball team, Wang Baoquan.

The torch will pass many historical sites and landmarks. This is its second and last day in Tianjin. It was carried through the Binhai New Area yesterday. The torch's next destination will be Sichuan Province on August the third.