Video B-roll available via CNW - Summary package highlights the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay's journey through Canada to-date, featuring the runs of International Olympic Athletes and Bollywood Megastar Akshay Kumar

Jan 09, 2010, 12:14 ET from CNW Broadcast Services

VANCOUVER, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Since first lit in Greece in November, the Olympic Flame has passed through many corners of Canada, including the country's most northern, southern, and eastern points.

This video package features the runs of South Korean gold medalist Lee Kyung Chun in Tofino, BC; Australian gold medalist Alisa Camplin in Dawson City, Yukon; Japanese speed skating star Ikue Teshigaware in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador; Chinese Olympic superstar Yang Yang in Summerside, PEI; Brazilian Olympic champion Cesar Cieolo in Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick; German cross-country skiing star Peter Schlickenrieder in Quebec City, Quebec and Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar in Toronto, Ontario.

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    DATE OF POSTING: Saturday January 9th, 2009

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    John Parker-Jervis
    Senior Media Advisor, 2010 Media Relations
    Canadian Tourism Commission
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