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Man tries and fails to put out Olympic flame with extinguisher (video)

Olympic Torch Relay Winds Through Recife, Brazil

RECIFE, BRAZIL - MAY 31: A runner carries the Olympic torch as security and onlookers follow on May 31, 2016 in Recife, Brazil. The Olympic flame will pass through 329 cities from all states from the north to the south of Brazil, before arriving in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, for the lighting of the cauldron for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The games will be held amidst an economic and political crisis in the country. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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The Olympic torch is making its way toward Rio, and it survived another attempt from a bystander to put out the flame.

It wound through the city of Joinville on Wednesday, where a man emerged from the crowd with a fire extinguisher. He attempted to put out the flame, but failed before getting tackled to the ground by security.

Here’s the video, discovered by

This comes a couple weeks after a man was arrested in Maracaju for trying to douse the flame with a bucket of water.

Controversy has surrounded the torch relay, as well. Last month, a jaguar involved an event was shot dead after it escaped. And in May, a wheelchair basketball player’s disability was questioned after he fell out of his chair before passing the torch along to the next carrier.

Summer Sanders, the four-time Olympic swimming medalist, ran with the flame on Thursday. No incidents were reported.

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