The fire of the Olympic games 2016 will ignite on 21 April in Greece

The organizers of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro revealed the first details of the Olympic torch relay in Brazil, which starts immediately after the ceremony of lighting in the Greek Olympia on April 21.

Relay will be held in all 26 States of the country, will be attended by about 250 large and small cities and will cover 90% of the population, the press service of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.

«Winning the right to host the Olympic games, we promised to unite the country for the Games and through the Olympic torch relay — we try to fulfill our promises and give millions of people the opportunity to participate in this celebration,» said President of the National Olympic Committee of Brazil Carlos Nuzman.

For three months the torchbearers will overcome more than 20 thousand kilometers over land and 10 thousand miles by air. The ultimate goal of the relay — the Olympic stadium «Maracana», where the fire will arrive on August 5, during the official opening ceremony of the Olympic games.

We will remind, recently the Brazilian authorities have recommended that pregnant women skip the summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro because of the fever Zeke. After that, Trojan-Zeke miss the Olympics in Brazil recommended that athletes of the NOC of the United States.




The fire of the Olympic games 2016 will ignite on 21 April in Greece 26.02.2016

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