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Olympic torch relay

2012-07-24 06:15:38 GMT2012-07-24 14:15:38(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Britain's Andy Murray poses with the Olympic Torch on Murray Mound (also known as Henman Hill) at the All England Lawn Tennis Club before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London July 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis carries the Olympic torch through Danson park in Bexley, south east London as part of the torch relay ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games July 22, 2012. (REUTERS/Paul Hackett)

In this photo provided by LOCOG, Amelia Hempleman-Adams poses with the Olympic Flame on top of a London Eye pod on the Torch Relay leg through London. Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics will be held Friday July 27. (AP Photo/LOCOG, Lewis Whyld)

In this Saturday, July 21, 2012, photo provided by LOCOG, singer Paloma Faith passes the Olympic Flame to torchbearer Sheikh Sheikh on the Torch Relay leg through London. The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games are scheduled for Friday, July 27. (AP Photo/LOCOG, Ben Birchall)

The photo provided by LOCOG shows torchbearers Nadia Comaneci, right, and John Amaechi posing with the Olympic Torch on the viewing platform of the North Greenwich Arena, London, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/LOCOG, Gareth Fuller)

Sir Robin Knox Johnson, 73, right, runs with the Olympic torch past the Cutty Sark ship, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Greenwich, London. The Olympic Torch arrived in London after it was carried around England in a relay of torchbearers to make its way to the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony on July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Olympic Flame is on a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.

(Agencies)

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