Taiwanese delegation of 6 pass off Olympic torch in South Korea

Taiwanese athlete carries Olympic torch in -16℃ weather in Incheon

Taiwan News 
Date: 2018/01/12
By: Renée Salmonsen, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Friday morning the Olympic torch was passed to a six-

Temperatures rest well below freezing as 6 Taiwanese representatives carry the Olympic torch. (Photo: IOC)

member Taiwanese delegation, including Universiade athlete Li Chih-kai (李智凱) in Incheon, South Korea, reported Apple Daily.

Each member held the torch and ran for 200 meters (650 feet) before passing it off.

In accordance with tradition, the Olympic torch was ignited on October 24 of last year, approximately 100 days before the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics February 9-25. The torch will be carried around 17 South Korean cities and pass through the grip of 7,500 torchbearers before this year’s games.    [FULL  STORY]

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