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China, AG torchbearers introduce cities as 2022 runners visit 11 stops

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Live streaming map of the 10-day tour around Zhejiang
Torch will travel to neighboring cities from Hangzhou
Torch returns to Hangzhou on Tuesday for opening ceremony

The torch relay is underway for the opening ceremony of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games, 카지노사이트 which kicks off on March 23. China is introducing attractions around the host city.

On Tuesday, the torch relay entered its third leg of the 8.8-kilometer-long torch relay, according to Xinhua and other media outlets. The route passes through historic sites in Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang Province.

A total of 170 runners took part in the torch relay, which started at the Zicheng Cultural Center. The site has served as the political, economic, cultural and military center of Jiaxing since 231.

Wang Yiliu (王懿律), a gold medalist in the badminton mixed doubles at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, was the first runner to carry the torch on the third leg. After passing the torch, he said, “I couldn't calm down for a long time after receiving the torch,” adding, “I hope to have more opportunities to contribute to the development of sports in the future.”

“As an educator, what I hold in my hands is a torch, hope and expectation,” said Han, who was the last runner to pass the torch as China celebrated Teachers' Day.

On Aug. 8, Luo Xuejuan, a gold medalist in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2004 Athens Olympics, was the first runner to carry the torch in Hangzhou's West Lake. 온라인카지노 The torch, named the “Eternal Flame,” passed through the city's famous landmarks, including the Shijiazhui Liaoning Line, the Red Line in South Lake and the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. The Chinese government broadcast the torch relay live on the Internet to showcase the cityscape.

The torch was carried around the city of Shaoxing (??) on Nov. 11. After the 2022 runners have traveled to 11 cities, the torch will return to Hangzhou on Sept. 20 for the opening ceremony on Sept. 23.

More than 12,500 athletes from 45 countries will compete in the Games, which will run for 16 days from March 23 to March 8 next month. 카지노사이트존 Athletes will compete for a total of 483 gold medals in 61 events across 40 sports.



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