Olympic torch begins European tour in Belgium

Updated: July 6, 2004, 9:49 PM ET
Associated Press

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The Olympic torch touched down Monday in Europe on its last relay leg of the world's five continents before the August opening of the summer games in Athens, Greece.

The torch was handed to Belgian officials and athletes at Brussels International Airport by Spiros Lambridis, head of the Athens 2004 delegation, which is staging relays in Olympic cities around the world.

"It is an honor," said Francois Narmon, head of the Belgian Olympic Committee, after ...

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