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Pensioner for five weeks arrived at the Olympics on a motorcycle

August 12 2008

To get to Beijing to compete in badminton 97-year-old Chinese woman herself nearly set an Olympic record. Pensioner drove 2,400 miles on a motorcycle with a sidecar of his province of Henan to Beijing.

As much as five weeks, she makes it to his grandchild. Organizers of the Olympics so much inspired by this act, which has contributed to pensioner and a ticket to athletic competition.

In their program, in particular, will enter the final in the women's 110 meters hurdles, where the "gold" will claim the idol of local fans, Liu Xiang, wrote Pravda.Ru .

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