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12,000 torch bearers for 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Are you ready for the Olympics? The 2016 Summer Olympics will be starting soon. They will be in Rio de Janeiro, which is in Brazil in South America. There will be lots of countries competing. There will be lots of sports like racing, swimming, gymnastics, fencing and archery. Also the torch relay will be on May 3, 2016. The torch will visit 83 cities including 26 state capitals and will pass through 500 towns. There will be 12,000 torch bearers and each bearer will carry the torch for 200 meters. The Olympics is a very big thing. People from around the world will be watching the Olympics. Any team can win it. Which team do you think will win?

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