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Olympic torchbearer at Suffolk School Games

Amy Linton carried the Olympic Torch through Ipswich and then turned up at the Suffolk Youth Games Photo: Laura Burns / ITV Anglia

One thousand children from across Suffolk were taking part in the Suffolk Youth Games in Bury St Edmunds on Friday. The Olympic Torch is passing through Bury on Saturday after leaving Ipswich and going through Essex and Hertfordshire.

The athletics was delayed because the heavy rain made the track unsafe.

Amy Linton carried the torch through Ipswich getting up at 2.45am to do so. Yet she still managed to come straight to Bury leisure centre to watch the pupils take part. The 18-year-old is usedto keeping busy though as she coaches young basketball and netball teams in the county and says she's very pleased she gets to keep her torch.

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