Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Andy Murray carries the Olympic Flame 2012

Some of the highlights of Olympic 2012 in London :



Highlights include a visit to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, where former England footballer and animal lover Michael Owen will carry the Flame. Michael will help celebrate the dedication of the staff and volunteers who have rescued, reunited and rehomed over 3.1 million dogs and cats since the centre was established in 1860.
Later in the day, Tennis ace and British number one Andy Murray will carry the Flame on to Centre Court at the Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. US star Venus Williams will also carry the Flame there.
At 9pm in the evening, the Flame will pass through the set of one of the UK's favourite soap’s as EastEnders star Billy Mitchell carries the Flame live on TV.
Other Torchbearers include Doreen Lawrence, 59, who founded the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, an education charity committed to helping disadvantaged young people, in memory of her son Stephen.
Internationally acclaimed actor Sir Patrick Stewart, known for his stage work and leading contemporary film roles, will also run with the Flame.
The evening celebration will take place on Tooting Bec Common, where the final Torchbearer of the day Tim Henman will  light the cauldron. Entertainment will be provided by band Rizzle Kicks, and feature a street performance from dance act Twist and Pulse.





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