Asian Games closing ceremony

The Asian Games couldron burns a few hours before the beginning of the closing ceremony, at the area that will be holding the closing ceremony, during the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on November 27, 2010. An "extraordinary" Asian Games prepared to close after 15 days of thrills and spills that saw China reinforce its sporting credentials and Japan slip further behind. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT