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Rio 2007 Pan Am Games OC - Copacabana Beach (Ceu - ''Wave'') * Favorito * Comparte * Playlist * Grupo * Infracción
Torino 2006 OC - Olympic Spirit facebooktwitterskypemás... Vota! After passing throught most of the brazilian territory, the Pan American Flame finally arrived at Maracana Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the XV Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro.
LIST OF THE FINAL TORCHBEARERS (IN ORDER):
1)Lars Grael (Men's Sailing bronze medallist, Seoul 1988 and Atlanta 1996) 2)Brazilan Volleyball Team which won the gold at Barcelona 1992 Olympics 3) Brazilian women basketball team which won the silver medal at Atlanta 1996 4)Sandra Pires (Beach Volleyball, gold medallist at Atlanta 1996, bronze in Sydney 2000) 5)Gustavo Borges (Men's Swimming, silver medal in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, at 100m and 200m freestyle) 6) Joaquim Cruz (Men's Athletics, Olympic gold medalist at Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988 silver medal)
The cauldron had the shape of a Sun and started to rotate once the fire was lit. It was originally planned to be placed above the stadium, but the roof couldn't support the weight.