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Asian Games torch realy continues in Chaozhou

10-23-2010 13:43 BJT Special Report:Guangzhou Asian Games |

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The Asian Games torch relay is touch and go for today set to continue in Jieyang, it could be forced indoors due to Typhoon Megi. Yesterday however, the Torch Relay went off without a hitch.

The city of Chaozhou was the eighth location to welcome the symbolic flame in Guangdong province. Despite some light rain - the seven kilometre relay litup the city.

Guangdong provincial games weightlifting champion Zhang Wanqiong made light work of things on the first leg. A total of 80 torchbearers took part.

City Profile: Chaozhou

Chaozhou City is situated in the east of Guangdong, the middle lower reach of Hanjiang River. The area is 3,613.9 square kilometers, of which the land area is 3,080.9 square kilometers, sea area 533 square kilometers, with a coastal line of 136 kilometers.Full story >>


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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