The participants of the World-wide Peace Sprint are running with the torches in their hands in the center of Kyiv (Wednesday, June 30, 1999). The Ukrainian Team - participant of the Peace Sprint, the longest torch relay race in the World history, - started on the 24th of April on the Sapun-hill in Sebastopol. The latter joined the participants of International team consisted of 9 European countries' teams and on July 23 will pass on the baton to the Slovaks near the Ukrainian-Slovakian frontier (near Uzhgorod). The European part of the Sprint is to be over by December 31, 1999 in London, Great Britain. It is expected that 300,000 runners will take part in the relay race on the European territory.
Photo by Alexander Sinitsa/ UNIAN
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