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Friday, 09.12.2016, 15:35
Estonia's first lady will run in the London Olympics torch relay on July 18
Estonia's first lady Mrs Evelin Ilves will run in the London Olympics torch relay run on July 18, LETA/Õhtuleht online reports.
The costs connected to her trip and run are covered by the Estonia Olympics Committee.
"The detailed time and location of participation of Evelin Ilves at the Olympic Games torch relay run on July 18 are being specified. Her running distance is nearly 300 metres," said President's Chancellery spokeswoman Piret Pert.
While no information about Mrs Ilves' run is posted in the Olympics homepage, it is revealed that the other two Estonian torch carriers, Renna Järvalt and Jaanus Kala will run in Sandgate and Folkstone also on July 18.
Evelin Ilves will fly to the UK on July 17 and return on July 19.