Video B-Roll available via CNW - Yang Yang, Chinese Olympic superstar,
carries the flame in PEI

VANCOUVER, Dec. 12 /CNW/ - Yang Yang, China's first ever Olympic Winter Games gold medalist, and the first person to carry the Olympic flame on mainland China in 2008, ran as an international torchbearer for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch relay on Prince Edward Island. In previous visits to Canada, Ms Yang enjoyed the extraordinary experiences of Nova Scotia, PEI and Montreal.

Video package contains footage of Yang Yang carrying the flame in PEI and enjoying summer and winter experiences including tidal bore rafting, Celtic dancing lesson and fiddling, shopping in Montreal and oyster shucking in PEI. Package also includes general footage of the flame passing through Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia including the Green Gables house and NHL superstar Sydney Crosby's torch run.

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    TIME OF POSTING: 12:00 Eastern
    DATE OF POSTING: Saturday December 12, 2009

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    John Parker-Jervis
    Senior Media Advisor, 2010 Media Relations
    Canadian Tourism Commission
    Tel 604 377-4358

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