Three British Olympians, Goldie Sayers, Marlon Devonish and Kate Walsh, took part in the Olympic Torch Relay from Peterborough to Norwich on Wednesday 4 July.
Javelin athlete Goldie Sayers from Ely in Cambridgeshire carried the torch through Bourne in Lincolnshire. Goldie is one of Britain’s leading field athletes after achieving nine back-to-back national javelin championships javelin, making her British no.1 for the past eight years.Her first major appearance on the world stage was at Athens 2004, as the youngest member of the track and field team.
Sprinter Marlon Devonish was running the torch through the Norfolk seaside town of Cromer.
Marlon has been a regular member of the Great British athletics team for more 13 years. His honours include medals from European Junior Championships, European U23 Championships, Commonwealth Games, European and World Championships, and the Olympic Games.
The captain of the England Women's Hockey team, Kate Walsh, takes charge of the Olympic Flame at the start of the Norwich leg of the relay.
Kate has been captain of both Great Britain and England for eight years. She is currently the most capped player and has participated in two Olympic Games, three World Cups and six European Nations Cups. In 2010 she led the England women’s hockey squad to its most successful year ever, winning three medals; including their first ever bronze medal at a World Cup.