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Counting Backwards in Bali to October 2008

Asian Games 2008 Countdown Clock Now "Ticking" in Denpasar.

(10/29/2007) The counts begun. To mark the time remaining before the start of the Asian Beach Games set to be held in Bali October 18-26, 2008 a giant countdown clock has been erected at Bali's Lumitang Field on Jalan Gatot Subroto in Denpasar at the site of the former Badung Government Administration Office.

Built at a cost of Rp. 800 million (approximately US$87,000), the clock marks the spot where the opening ceremony for the opening ceremony next April for Bali's first Olympic-sanctioned sporting event.

Expected to draw over 10,000 people to Bali including athletes from 45 countries, the event will focus on beach-side competitions ranging from beach soccer, volleyball and surfing.

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