The torch relay of the XXII Winter Olympic Games took place on the streets of the city of Kuibyshev, Novosibirsk region, where one of the torchbearers was the winner of the title "Miss Russia 2013" Elmira Abdrazakova.
"I got a great pleasure because I rode from the native hillside with the Olympic torch. These are unnexpressible feelings, the weather is cool, the torch is wonderful, I brought a little bit of Olympism". Katerina Ilyuhina, snowboarder
For the Opening Ceremony of the 1984 Games of the Olympiad the torch was carried into the Olympic stadium in Los Angeles by Gina Hemphill, granddaughter of famous runner Jesse Owens, who won the 100 meters at the 1936 Games of the Olympiad in Berlin. Gina later married one of the Los Angeles 1984 winners, heavyweight boxer Henry Tillman, who won gold.