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The Olympic flame arrived on Wednesday aboard the three-masted Belem off the coast of Marseille, the place it’ll disembark within the night, awaited by 150,000 folks, 100 years after the final Summer Olympics in France. France 24 invitations you to observe this distinctive day which will probably be notably marked by a serious maritime parade.

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79 days earlier than the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Games, the Olympic flame is getting ready to disembark, Wednesday May 8, from the three-masted Belem, in Marseille, the place the cauldron will probably be lit for the primary time. The Belem started a protracted parade throughout the harbor. The climate is nice, with an nearly immaculate blue sky, the final clouds having been evacuated by a internet of mistral. Follow the story of at the present time coated by our particular correspondents within the Phocaean metropolis.