Olympic Games in Russia - level 2
Russia hosts the next Olympic Games which will take place in a city called Sochi in February next year.
Before the Olympic Games start, a torch with the Olympic fire travels around the country which is hosting the games. A runner carries the torch and when he's finished with his part, he gives the torch to another runner.
There was a special event in which the torch started its 65,000 kilometre-long journey through Russia. A lot of people were there and they were all having fun when something a bit embarrassing happened. The fire in the torch stopped burning.
But don't worry. The torch was set on fire again and the Olympic Games are going to happen.
Difficult words: host (organise), torch (long stick with fire), embarrassing (making you feel nervous and ashamed).
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