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My sympathies might be for the Brazilian left, but it is getting a bit too much Caue. And a bit disappointed your pic postings rained a bit on Victor's big moment in the spotlight on the forum.

From now on, every time I feel sad I'll put on the uniform and hold the torch again.

So, the Olympic Flame made a tour around the city last sunday (May 29) and I was one of the 110 people chosen to be a torchbearer. The nomination was confirmed earlier this month. I was selected by th

Why, if he set out now for Tokyo 2020 like that, he would probably reach Tokyo just in time for the surfing competition there on July 28, 2020! :lol:

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A helpful hint: if you want to make it clear that protests during the torch relay are very common, don't use 12-day-old photos.

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http://caicodigital.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/protesto-contra-temer-marca-passagem-da.html

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Emotional Oscar carries Olympic torch in hometown
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Oscar Schmidt (BRA) - Photo courtesy of rio2016.com.

NATAL (Rio 2016 Olympic Games) - Oscar Schmidt has given basketball many memories to cherish, including playing at five Olympic Games for Brazil and becoming the competition's all-time leading scorer.

The 58-year-old is still giving thrills to others. With the Rio de Janeiro Games quickly approaching, Oscar over the weekend carried the Olympic torch through his hometown of Natal.

It's something extraordinary, to have the Olympic flame in your own hands. - Oscar

Oscar was nearly overcome with emotion as ran down memory lane, past the school he attended as a child and the basketball court where he first shot hoops.

"It's something extraordinary, to have the Olympic flame in your own hands," he said.

Oscar put up some mind-boggling numbers in his famous basketball career. His best Olympics was arguably in 1988 in Seoul, Korea, when Brazil finished fifth.

'Mao Santa' (Holy Hand) had five games in which he surpassed 40 points. In a 118-110 defeat to Spain at the end of the Preliminary Round, Oscar had 55 points. He connected on six of 11 shots from behind the arc and also hit 15 of his 16 attempts at the free-throw line.

Oscar's greatness has been confirmed with his induction to both the FIBA Basketball Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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http://www.fiba.com/olympics/2016/news/emotional-oscar-carries-olympic-torch-in-hometown

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Hello , citizens of the world .

The tip I leave all that accompany the torch relay is take the opportunity to understand the great Brazilian diversity . Who accompanies since May , must have noticed the difference between the relay now in the Northeast and Minas Gerais and Brasilia . Oh , in the second half of this month Torch arrives in the South also very different from other regions. Our country is very diverse , I hope the organizers to explore the diversity at the opening on August 5 .

About the protests in the relay , this is real . But minority . In Brazil there is a great feeling against Rousseff and Temer with great indifference . As the Olympic atmosphere is only coming now , advertising on TV Globo, Band TV Record and TV stations that transmit the event.Hello , citizens of the world .

The translator this helping me . Forgive English errors.

The tip I leave all that accompany the torch relay is take the opportunity to understand the great Brazilian diversity . Who accompanies since May , must have noticed the difference between the relay now in the Northeast and Minas Gerais and Brasilia . Oh , in the second half of this month Torch arrives in the South also very different from other regions. Our country is very diverse , I hope the organizers to explore the diversity at the opening on August 5 . About the protests in the relay , this is real . But minority . In Brazil there is a great feeling against Rousseff and Temer with great indifference . As the Olympic atmosphere is only coming now , advertising on TV Globo, Band TV Record and TV stations that transmit the event.

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Image: June 3, 2016.

Are you really here just to troll? JMarkSnow had posted this picture before you, don't be stupid.

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Relay in Brazil : In an atmosphere of the Winter Olympics ?

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On June 28, the Olympic torch reaches the southern states. To the friends of the world accompanying the relay . It is true that summer a climate of Winter Olympics.
The month of May was the coldest in recent years, and June starts with records. Yesterday (June 10 ) there was snow in Santa Catarina, and even today much of the region will have sub-zero temperatures , with frost in 90 % of the region . Off the coast should not dawn with more than 4 ° C at any location.
As we are in the southern hemisphere , the cold should increase until the end of the month and in July.
It will be a true sense of winter Olympics , in addition, German and Italian colonization gives largely of a European region.
This is all part of the Brazilian diversity!
the image above is common in June in the southern region .
In Rio de Janeiro, today: Min 16ºC Max 22ºC
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Well, you will be in the Southern Hemisphere :P

Yes, but it may surprise some people even more when looking for the relay today .

It is very good to follow this climate as well as cultural diversity.

It is worth comparing the end of the relay .

Yes, but it may surprise some people abroad. Some have the view that the country is mainly tropical. When in fact we have snow every winter in the southern mountains and frost in 6 states .

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