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  • Torch Relay Reaches North America


    (ATR) - The Athens Olympic Torch Relay will spend the next five days in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada, accompanied for part of the way by Athens 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos.

    Today the flame will travel through Mexico City, commemorating the 1968 Games, starting at the Olympic Stadium and ending at the Zocalo.

    In the following days, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Atlanta and New York City will host celebrations as the relay passes through. On June 20 the relay travels to 1976 host city Montreal before heading to Europe for the final legs of the worldwide relay.