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Torch Relay

The Olympic torch relay reaches its final stages ahead of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on 27th July

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Day 70: Torch on The Thames

Matthew Pinsent lighting the cauldron with the Olympic Flame on the Royal row barge Gloriana Credit: PA

Olympic Gold Medallist rower Matthew Pinsent lighting the cauldron with the Olympic Flame on the Royal row barge Gloriana prior to it making its way along the River Thames towards Tower Bridge

People on the banks of the River Thames as they watch the Olympic Flame Credit: PA
Boats on the River Thames watching the Flame Credit: PA

People in rowing boats on the River Thames as they watch the Olympic Flame on the Royal row barge Gloriana, as it makes it way along the River Thames towards Tower Bridge during the final day of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.

Olympic Flame on the Royal rowbarge Gloriana as it makes it way down the River Thames towards Tower Bridge Credit: PA

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