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Sochi - the way of the Olympic flame 2014
« on: September 20, 2010, 11:12:12 PM »
The way the Olympic flame in Sochi will be longest in the history of the Games.

Olympic flame relay of the Sochi Olympics will start in October 2013 and finish on February 7, 2014, the opening day of the Games. According to the meeting of the interdepartmental commission for the preparation and conduct of the Games Organizing Committee President of the Sochi 2014 Dmitry Chernyshenko, journey of Olympic flame from Athens in Sochi will be longest in Olympic history.

According to some data, the duration of the flame relay will exceed 100 days, it will involve nearly 14,000 torchbearers.  "The Olympic Torch Relay will pass through 83 regions of Russia, will be attended by at least 80 percent of the population, which appears to be in the area of time availability on the route of passage" - told the president of the Organizing Committee. The Olympic flame will see residents of 180 cities in Russia.

The Black Sea coast of Krasnodar region continues to International Investment Forum "Sochi-2010". The focus of the forum - the preparation for the 2014 Olympics.
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