Jade Brede will be carrying the flame through Windsor on the 10th July she tells our reporter Marcus Powell why she is looking forward to being a torchbearer.
Jade Brede was hit by a car on her fifteenth birthday, sustaining serious brain injuries and was not expected to live. Overcoming all the odds, Jade survived her trauma and went to The Children's Trust for rehabilitation where she learned to adjust to living with a brain injury.
The Olympic flame lighting ceremony is under way in the ancient city of Olympia, Greece. The ceremony started with the raising of the flag of the Olympics, followed by the Union flag and the Greek flag.