Aiden Reynolds, 18, from Telford in Shropshire, joined six other youth athletes last night, to light the Olympic Cauldron during the Olympic opening ceremony.
The flame, which had travelled over 8,000 miles around the UK, became the focus of the celebration, when multi gold medal winner, Steve Redgrave handed the flame to seven budding athletes.
Find out how a Loughborough-based fitness business managed to bounce its way into the record books during the Olympic torch relay.
The mother of a Birmingham boy who raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity before dying of cancer, carried the Olympic torch.
The mother of Harry Moseley will carry the Olympic torch in London today.