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Beijing Olympics cauldron to be removed

2010-09-27 06:29:44 GMT2010-09-27 14:29:44 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. The cauldron has been on the top of Bird's Nest for more than 900 days since the opening ceremony of the Games in August 2008, and it will be completely dismantled by the end of the year. It will then be removed and fixed permanently in a square northeast of the stadium after reinforcement and renovation. [Photo/CFP]

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. [Photo/CFP]

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

Workers dismantle the cauldron from the Beijing Olympic Games at the top of the National Stadium, or Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Sept 25, 2010. The cauldron has been on the top of Bird's Nest for more than 900 days since the opening ceremony of the Games in August 2008, and it will be completely dismantled by the end of the year. It will then be removed and fixed permanently in a square northeast of the stadium after reinforcement and renovation.

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