Saturday, April 19, 2008

Our Olympic torchbearers

There will be 80 torchbearers in the 2008 Olympic Torch Relay KL edition on Monday.

The first runner is Angkawasan Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha. DYMM Sultan Azlan Shah gets the privilege as the final runner.

Memories of my first and only Olympics (in Athens 2004) come flooding back. Ah...I remember the contingent's audience with DYMM Sultan Azlan inside the Games Village. Getting into the Village was already a stress-inducing exercise.

I shall start a series on the Olympic Games, if I have the time. Must start scanning some pictures lah, especially those of NST's Lazarus Rokk and sprinter Frankie Fredericks, Rokk getting his bearings wrong, BH's Badrulhisham Othman's long hair, Greek girls...

But before that, the Torch Relay. Let's hope the pro-Tibet protesters did not find their way here

No comments: