Hollywood action star Jackie Chan has been chosen to represent China and
carry the Olympic torch on its journey to the summer (04) games in Athens,
The Hong Kong-born AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS star will join former
female soccer star SUN WEN and actor PU CHUNXI - the three will carry the flame
400 metres through the Greek city of Salonika later this month (JUL04).
According to reports, the three were chosen because of "their expertise in
their respective fields, their impressive public images and their active
involvement in social work and charity activities".