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130 torchbearers covered the distance of 23 kilometers visiting historic sites of the city located in Russia’s Far East.

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Starting from the railway station the torch relay proceeded through the streets and neighborhoods of Chita.

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The flame was carried by the Buddhist monastery of Chita and met by its lama, the first representatives of Buddhism, which officially welcomed the Olympic torch.

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Athletes, sports veterans, juniors, representatives of public organizations and ordinary Chitins who share the ideals of the Olympic movement participated in the relay.

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