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Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang led six Chinese torchbearers participate in the Rio Olympics torch relay on Thursday in the famous Iguacu waterfall city. This Thursday, 30 June, the Rio Olympics torch relay continues its journey across Brazilian Parana state. The distance covered, including transits, 170 km and some 140 torchbearers. Foz do Igua?u is the last town on the Olympic Flame' s route today. Invited by the Coca-Cola sponsorship, six torchbearers including Lang Lang and actress Jiang Yiyan lit the passion of local people. As No. 75 torchbearer, Lang Lang was welcomed by both warm Brazilians and Chinese. Numerous people accompanied him during his 200-meter torch relay journey. "It's my third time to be a summer Olympics torchbearer this time. To get in touch with Olympics and its spirit one more time, I feel more powerful and it will lead me to go forward," Lang Lang said.

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