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Olympic Flag arrives in Rio, Brazil

2012-08-14 02:05:05 GMT2012-08-14 10:05:05(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (Front L) waves the Olympic Flag at the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2012. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman is seen during a news conference held at the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2012. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Athlete representatives arrive with the Olympic Flag at the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2012. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes (Front L) waves the Olympic Flag at the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2012. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

The Olympic Flag arrived in Rio Monday afternoon, marking the start of preparations for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. 

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