Ex-player of Manchester United will start the Olympic torch relay before the Games in 2018

Экс-игрок МЮ начнет эстафету Олимпийского огня перед Играми-2018

Park JI Sung

Park JI sung will be the first to carry the torch after the lighting ceremony in Greece.

Ex-midfielder of Manchester United and the national team of South Korea, Park JI-sung will be the first torchbearer of the Olympic torch relay of the Games in 2018 in Pyeongchang.

The first player will run with the Olympic torch after the ceremony of lighting the fire, which will be held on October 24 in the Greek Olympia.

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Relay race on the territory of South Korea will begin on November 1, for a hundred days before the opening Games in Pyeongchang, which will take place on 9 February.

The Olympic torch relay will pass through 17 cities and provinces, it will be attended by 7.5 thousand torchbearers. The total length of the route is 2018 miles.

Park JI sung in the team of Manchester United has become chetyrehskatnye the champion of England, won the Champions League and club world Cup.

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