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Thursday, 22 July 2010 00:00

Belize will be represented in Mexico City, Mexico, by two young athletes as part of the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) reception of the 1st Olympic Flame for the Youth Olympic Games.

Kira Arnold from the Belize Softball Federation and Eduar Burns from the Belize Cycling Association are the two athletes who will represent Belize. The

athletes are scheduled to depart the country on Saturday July 26 for Mexico City and will be in Mexico City until July 29.

While in Mexico City, Kira Arnold and Eduar Burns will join other young athletes from the hemisphere in activities to welcome the Youth Olympic Games Flame to the hemisphere. The Youth Olympic Games are scheduled for August in the island nation of Singapore.