Rio Torch Relay Day 92: Torch Just Across The Bay From Rio

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro, the Rio2016 Facbeook page is posting brilliant and spectacular images from one of the world’s unique and most beautiful landscapes. Each day until August 5th, we will bring you these stunning images.

On the 92nd day of the Olympic torch relay the torch travelled over 100 km and through six different cities, ultimately ending up on the opposite side of Guanabara Bay from the city of Rio de Janeiro, some 20 km out of the host city.

The six cities the torch travelled through were Saquarema, Rio Bonito, Tangua, Itaborai, Sao Goncalo, and Niteroi. Beginning in Saquarema, which borders the Atlantic Ocean, the torch travelled north west through the cities before ultimately ending up in Niteroi, bordering Guanabara Bay.

With the torch finishing up in Niteroi on Tuesday, it goes into it’s final three days on the road, culminating at the Opening Ceremonies on Friday.

Check out the images from day 92 below:

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio 2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio 2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Andre Luiz Mello

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

Rio2016/Marcos de Paula

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James Sutherland

James swam five years at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, specializing in the 200 free, back and IM. He finished up his collegiate swimming career in 2018, graduating with a bachelor's degree in economics. In 2019 he completed his graduate degree in sports journalism. Prior to going to Laurentian, James swam …

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