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Keeping the flame alive

Tsuyoshi Yoshioka/The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri ShimbunA woman in a wheelchair carries the Olympic flame at a hospital with a rehabilitation facility for physically disabled people in Brasilia on Thursday as part of the torch relay prior to the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics. According to the Rio Games organizing committee, more than 700 people will participate in the relay, with the flame scheduled to arrive in Rio on Tuesday, the day before the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games.Speech

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