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Sochi 2014 Torch Relay

On Monday, the Sochi Olympic torch arrives in the city of Volgograd. Sochi is approximately 600 miles south of Volgograd.

Next the torch relay heads 22 miles north to Shakhty. Sochi 2014 says nine Olympic champions and one Paralympic champion were born in Shakhty.

Legendary Russian weightlifting coach David Riegert will run with the torch in Shakhty.

On Friday, the flame arrives in the city of Stavropol. Weightlifting champion Andrey Chemerkin and Olympic swimmer Eugene Kuznetsov are among the torchbearers who will carry the flame in Stavropol.

Source: Aroundtherings

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