Governor, Mayor and Minister of Sport open event for the Olympic Torch Relay

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, at 15:30 in the seat of government.
02/02/2016 11h24 - Updated 2/02/2016 11h33
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As part of the preparation of the Olympic Torch Relay in Amazonas State, the Federal Government will hold, no dia 2 February 2016, In Manaus, a meeting of mobilization and engagement with the municipalities involved in the path of the Olympic flame and representatives of the sports segment. The meeting will be at the seat of government, Compensates II neighborhood, West zone, a partir das 15h30, with the presence of Governor Jose Melo, Minister of Sport, George Hilton, and the Mayor of Manaus, Arthur Neto.

Also participating in the municipal managers meeting, state and representatives of the Ministries of Tourism, Culture, Defense and Justice and the Secretary of Government of the Presidency, in addition to the Organizing Committee of the Rio Games 2016. During the meeting technical issues will be dealt with on the torch relay, logistics issues, train formation, Organizing Committee rules the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016, among other details about what should be done for the event.

Entre os months of April and August 2016, the Olympic torch will pass through about 500 Brazilian locations of 26 States and the Federal District, culminating in the opening of the Olympic Games, no dia 5 of August, Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro. In some 300 these locations, such as Manaus, will take place the event "Olympic Torch Relay", a great festival to promote the best image of Brazil to the world, with all its cultural diversity, gastronomic and sports, historical heritage and natural beauty.

The Olympic Torch will arrive in Manaus on 19 June and will be until the day 20. On the first day, the icon will cover about 32 kilometers and pass through the main streets and sights of the city, as Arena da Amazônia, Teatro Amazonas and Rio Negro Bridge, ending with a big celebration on the beach of Ponta Negra.

The next day, special operations will be carried out where the flame will be transported, waterway and air, by indigenous and riverine communities, with the forecast also pass three municipalities in the Metropolitan Region: Iranduba, Rio Preto da Eva and Presidente Figueiredo. No Amazon, near 180 people will drive the symbol of the Olympic Games and each will travel 200 meters. The coordination of the Torch Relay is the analysis phase of the candidates and documentation and, in February, It will be the dissemination of nom made

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