Saturday, October 5, 2013
Actress Ino Menegaki, playing the role of high priestess, lights the torch with the Olympic Flame during a handover ceremony in Athens' Panathinaiko Stadium, on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. The Olympic flame has been handed to organizers of the Sochi Winter Olympics in a ceremony at the site of the first modern summer games. After a seven-day run through Greece, the flame will cover 40,000 miles on Russian soil. The record-setting relay will start on Monday in Moscow and finish in Sochi on Feb. 7, the opening day of the games.
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