Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be held from 16 to 28 August 2014 this year. To mark the occasion, Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee travelled to Greece on 30 April 2014 to lighten up the flame in Athens, while the Virtual Torch Relay also began from Greece on the same day. The Virtual Torch Relay will go through 258 stops and arrive Hong Kong today, please refer to the Annex for details of the programme.
In order to arouse the public to join this remarkable programme, the Federation had invited around 700 secondary school students from 8 schools to participate the Virtual Torch Relay and 4 representatives demonstrated how to participate the Virtual Torch Relay by playing the mini-games on screen.
The Virtual Torch Relay will arrive Jianye, Nanjing on 16 August 2014, while the Opening Ceremony of Youth Olympic Games will also be held on the same day.
Issued By: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Issue Date: 9 July 2014