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China marks Beijing Olympics 2 years later

2010-08-09 05:59:53 GMT2010-08-09 13:59:53 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Volunteers present flowers at the sculpture of the late honorary life president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Juan Antonio Samaranch, during a ceremony to open a commemorative exhibit for Samaranch in front of the National Stadium, known as Bird's Nest, Aug 8, 2010. The day marked the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics. [Photo/Xinhua]

China's table tennis legend Deng Yaping presents a bouquet at the sculpture of the late honorary life president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Juan Antonio Samaranch, during a ceremony to open a commemorative exhibit for Samaranch in front of the National Stadium, known as Bird's Nest, Aug 8, 2010. The day marked the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics. [Photo/Xinhua]

Retired Olympic pairs figure-skating champions Zhao Hongbo (waving) and Shen Xue are among those participating in a long-distance run to mark the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics, in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Aug 8, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Retired Olympic pairs figure-skating champions Zhao Hongbo (front left) and Shen Xue are among those participating in a long-distance run to mark the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics, in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Aug 8, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Local residents attend morning exercises in Beijing on Aug 8, 2010. The day marked the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics. [Photo/Xinhua]

Volunteers present flowers at the sculpture of the late honorary life president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Juan Antonio Samaranch, during a ceremony to open a commemorative exhibit for Samaranch in front of the National Stadium, known as Bird's Nest, Aug 8, 2010. The day marked the two-year anniversary of the opening of the Beijing Olympics.

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