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Torchbearer in Venice did not prevent the march of anti-globalization

January 18 2006

A trip to the Venetian gondolas helped torchbearer carrying the Olympic Flame Turin Olympics, to avoid clashes with a group of protesters.

A small group of protesters against the plan of saving the city from the tides, was detained by police when the torchbearer came to Venice.

Nevertheless, a torchlight procession was faced with the anti-globalization demonstration, protesting against the Coca-Cola, which is one of the main sponsors of the Olympic Winter Games in Turin. The demonstrators threw eggs bus, accompanied torchbearers. Police quickly managed to restore order.

Relay ended at the Piazza San Marco, where the Olympic flame was lit, according to «».

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