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Celebrity Torch Bearers in Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

Celebrity Torch Bearers in Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

Published: February 8, 2010  -

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VANCOUVER, Feb. 8 /CNW/ – John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) today announced additional well-known torchbearers who will join other notable individuals and every-day Canadians to carry the Olympic Flame throughout the final days of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay.

The 106-day torch relay – the longest domestic relay in Olympic history – is presented by Coca-Cola and RBC, and supported by the Government of Canada and has been an incredible journey across the country. More information on the relay is available at

Day 104 – 10-Feb-10:
JULIE PAYETTE, Canadian astronaut
Torchbearer 112 at 18h07
Running in North Vancouver

Day 105 – 11-Feb-10:
JANN ARDEN, award winning singer/songwriter
Torchbearer 174 at 15h17
Running at BC Children’s Hospital

RICHARD BRODEUR, professional hockey player – Vancouver Canucks Alumni
Torchbearer 244 at 19h04
Running in Vancouver

MICHEAL BUBLE, award-winning singer/songwriter
Torchbearer 261 at 19h53
Running in Vancouver

Day 106 – 12-Feb-10:
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, actor, Governor, State of California
Torchbearer 018 at 07h03
Running in Stanley Park

SEB COE, Olympian, Chair London 2012 Organizing Committee
Torchbearer 019 at 07h08
Running in Stanley Park

ROLLY FOX, father of Canadian cancer hero Terry Fox
Torchbearer 034 at 08h00
Running near English Bay

WALTER GRETZKY, father of Canadian hockey star Wayne Gretzky
Torchbearer 041 at 08h20
Running in Vancouver

DMITRY CHERNYSHENKO, President, Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee
Torchbearer 044 at 08h34
Running in Vancouver

GARETH REES, professional rugby player
Torchbearer 105 at 11h51
Running in Vancouver

STAN SMYL, professional hockey player, Vancouver Canucks alumni
Torchbearer 106 at 11h53
Running in Vancouver

BOB LENARDUZZI, professional soccer player, Vancouver Whitecaps alumni
Torchbearer 117 at 12:23
Running in Vancouver

LUIS PASSAGLIA, professional football player, BC Lions alumni
Torchbearer 118 at 12h26
Running in Vancouver

Written by: Catherine Barr


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