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2014 Winter Olympic Torch Relay to reach Krasnodar before final stop

02-04-2014 17:29 BJT Special Report: Sochi 2014 Olympics |

The 2014 Winter Olympic Torch Relay is expected to reach Krasnodar on Tuesday, before concluding its journey at the opening ceremony in Sochi.

On Monday, the Olympic flame arrived in Maykop, capital city of Adygeya Republic of Russia. It will reach Sochi on Wednesday. The Torch Relay started last October, exactly 213 days before the start of the winter games.

The Olympic flame, which set off from Moscow, has travelled through 29 hundred towns and villages across all 83 regions of Russia. The route was designed so that all residents would be within an hour of the relay at some stage of the event. By the time the Olympic torch reaches Sochi, it will have travelled over 65,000 kilometres, the longest relay distance in Winter Olympics history.


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