Version
   

After Moscow and Moscow region the Torch Relay headed to the ancient town of Torzhok, where it was greeted by pilots of the Golden Eagles aerobatic team. Then it visited by the city of Military Glory of Russia - Tver, where it traveled on a bike and a dragon boat.

October 12, 2013

Residents of the city of Tver wear stylized costumes of the 19th century as they greet the Olympic Torch relay (Image from olympictorch2014.com)

October 12, 2013

The Olympic Torch is being passed inside a 12-meter “belt”, specially manufactured by local gold-embroiders. Over 56 meters of gold thread was used to embroider the belt (Image from olympictorch2014.com)

October 12, 2013

Locals meet the Olympic Torch as it is being carried around the city of Tver (Image from olympictorch2014.com)

October 12, 2013

  Factfile