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Friday, 20.01.2017, 11:55
Estonians to carry Olympics torch on Wednesday
Three Estonians, including Estonia's first lady Mrs Evelin Ilves will run in the London Olympics torch relay run on Wednesday, Õhtuleht online reports.
The first one to perform is Renna Järvalt; she will run at around 13.46 local time. Jaanus Kala will run at 14.23 and Evelin Ilves at 18.11.
They carry the Olympic torch in the town of Dovers, Kent country and it can be observed at www.london2012.com/torch-relay/video/live.html.
Estonian torch carriers were chosen by a jury from among 20 candidates last September. Renna Järvalt and Jaanus Kala were chosen for their great contribution to developing popular sports. Evelin Ilves was made the proposal by the Olympic relay run partner Samsung together with the Estonian Olympic Committee, considering that she is the SOS Children's Village patron and done a lot to popularise exercising, reported LETA.