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Olympic Torchbearer Rehearsed With Frozen Humpback Salmon

by | 25th, November 2013

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IN readiness for a spot of Olympic torch carrying for the Sochi Winter Games, Alexander Kaptarenko, 101, has been carrying around a frozen humpback salmon.

The Olympic flame is passing through Kaptarenko’s home town of Novosibirsk next month, and he wants to ensure he’s on-song. As she explains: “Nobody gave me a torch [to train with], they didn’t even promise one,  and you need train. But how do you train? This guy, Ruslan, gave me four small dumbbells, half a

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