Yao Ming and boy from quake zone lead Team China into opening ceremony
Basketball star and flag-bearer of Chinese Delegation Yao Ming and
nine-year-old Lin Hao, a pupil fron quake-hit area in southwest China's Sichuan
province, parade into the National Stadium at the opening ceremony of the
Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, yesterday. According to media
reports, when the May 12 tremor struck, Lin Hao risked his life and suffered
multiple injuries for rescuing his schoolmates from the collapsed buildings. He
was later awarded the title of "Teenage Hero in Earthquake Rescue and Relief."