Advertisement

  1. ITV Report

Olympic Torch Relay concert: In pictures

Tens of thousands of people attended the concert at Hyde Park in London. Photo: Press Association

The Olympic Torch relay was celebrated by 80,000 people at a music concert in London's Hyde Park on the eve of the opening ceremony.

Torchbearer Tyler Rix lighting the cauldron with the Olympic Flame in Hyde Park. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

On the penultimate day of the Torch Relay saw the flame take in some of London's most historic landmarks. It ended the day at Hyde Park where torchbearer Tyler Rix used it to light a cauldron on stage.

Katy B performs her set at Hyde Park. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

Following a rousing speech by London Mayor Boris Johnson, the concert got underway with performances from Dizzee Rascal, The Wanted, Mark Ronson and Katy B, Eliza Doolittle and Wretch 32.

Max George, Jay Maguiness and Siva Kaneswaran of The Wanted on stage. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
Dizzee Rascal headlined the Hyde Park concert. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
Eliza Doolittle performs in Hyde Park. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
Josh Franceschi of You Me at Six performing at the Coca Cola London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay concert. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
Dizzee Rascal holding an Olympic Torch backstage at the Coca Cola London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay concert, in Hyde Park. Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

More on this story