Bubka carries Olympic torch along the streets of Rio

Bubka carries Olympic torch along the streets of Rio

The famous Olympic torch traveled along the streets of Rio, before making its final journey to the Maracana for the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Friday, August 5, the National Olympic Committee reports.

"Great honor to take part in the final stage of the Olympic torch relay was entrusted to the outstanding Olympic competitor, president of Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee, Sergey Bubka. For the legendary athlete, Olympic champion, 35-times champion and 6-time world champion, a stage of the Olympic torch relay in Rio de Janeiro became the eleventh,” reads a report.


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