The First Winter Games Children of Asia Torch Relay took place in Shakhtersk and Uglegorsk. The symbol of that challenge was not only brought through the streets of localities but it was brought through the territory of the Solntsevsky Coal Mine as well.
The leg spreading the territory of the opencast coal mine was surmounted by torchbearers in the BelAZ dump truck of 220 tons' tonnage.
The aggregate length of the Torch Relay in Uglegorsk and Shakhtersk amounted to 3,5 kilometers. Total of 25 torchbearers participated in the said Torch Relay. The regional leg of the First Sports Winter Games Children of Asia Torch Relay is being carried out from 5 January and will be completed in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on 9 February, on the date of the grand opening of the sports tournament in which the representatives of 20 countries will participate as such.