One of torchbearers chosen to carry the flame today was Matthew Church. The 16 year-old, who is autistic, was nominated by his teachers for getting Ifield School in Gravesend into the Olympic spirit. Carolyn Sim reports.
Today's spectacular finale on the Thames for the Olympic flame marked the end of a seventy-day journey around the British Isles.
A round up of the torch route on its penultimate day
Walliams on carrying the torch