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Torch relay concludes in Canberra peacefully

The 15th leg of the global Olympic flame journey was completed Thursday noon as scheduled without major disruptions. Ian Thorpe, five-time gold medalist, ran as the last torch bearer and lighted the cauldron at 11:30 with loud cheers and applauses from the spectators at the Stage 88 in the Commonwealth Park in the downtown of the capital city.


Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
August 8-24, 2008

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