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The Olympic torch relay in Beijing entered the second day Thursday, with a morning start at the Badaling section of the Great Wall in Yanqing District.
Torch Relay Sets out on Games Opening Day
The Olympic torch will pass through four districts and the Yizhuang development zone before arriving at the Bird's Nest, the site of the opening ceremony.
Olympic Torch Relay Begins Final Leg in Beijing
The Olympic torch relay began its final leg in Beijing from the landmark Forbidden City Wednesday morning. Yang Liwei, China's first astronaut ran the first segment.
Olympic Torch Relay First Day in Beijing to Last Four Hours with 433 Bearers
The Olympic torch on its first-day relay in Beijing will travel 16.4 km in just over four hours with 433 torchbearers, said the organizer on Tuesday.
 
Planned Torch Relay Route
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