Beijing Olympic flame arrives in Tokyo
TOKYO, April 25 (Xinhua) -- The chartered plane carrying the Beijing
Olympic sacred flame landed at Tokyo's Haneda Airport 6:05 a.m.
local time Friday morning from Canberra for its 16th leg of torch
relay scheduled for Saturday in the central Japanese city of Nagano.
The flame was carried off the plane in a lantern
at 6:10 a.m. local time by Li Binghua, vice president of the Beijing
Organizing Committee of Olympic Games (BOCOG).
The Beijing Olympic Flame Delegation, headed
by Li, received warm welcome on the parking apron by about 100