Ex-Figure Skating Star Miki Ando Carries Olympic Torch

      January 30, 2018 10:11

      Former Japanese figure skating star Miki Ando participated in the torch relay for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, serving as the 74th torchbearer in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on Monday.

      Japanese ex-figure skater Miki Ando poses with the Olympic torch in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on Monday. /Yonhap

      "It's great to be part of the torch relay, and I feel excited in a different way from when I took part in the Olympics as an athlete some years ago," she said.

      "Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics after the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. I want to serve as a bridge between these two Olympics," Ando said.

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