The Beijing Olympic torch relay
in Nanning started at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday at Minzu Square in Southwestern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with the first leg run by the 23th Olympic Games
weightlifting champion Wu Shude.
The torch relay was concluded at the Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center at noon.
Torchbearer Wu Shude holds up the torch during the launching ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch relay in Nanning, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 7, 2008.(Xinhua Photo)