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Beijing 2008 Olympic Flame

Greek children holding a torch of the 2008 Beijing Olympics pose for photographers in Giannitsa, Greece March 27, 2008. The Olympic flame travelled for the fourth day in Greece after it was lit in the site of ancient Olympia. [Xinhua]


Olympics flame burns brightly - A look back at the Olympics flame ahead of Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony - The Olympic Flame at the National Stadium on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 15, 2008 in Beijing, China.

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the 2008 Olympic Mascots - The Fuwa, or "Good Luck Dolls" were the official mascots of the Beijing Games. Their names, Beibei (a fish), Jingjing (a panda), Huanhuan (the olympic flame), Yingying (a Tibetan antelope) and Nini (a swallow) together form the phrase "Beijing Welcomes You".

The High Priestess Maria Nafpliotou raises the Olympic flame during the Flame Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games, in Olympia, March 24, 2008