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Stealing the show today was Sir Roger Bannister who started the Torch Relay in Oxfordshire at a place where he made history. Here's Sarah Gomme who met a whole host of sporting legends including Sir Roger, Lord Sebastian Coe, Sir Steve Redgrave and a 1948 Olympian.
Torch fever has hit the Meridian region - thousands of people have turned out to catch a glimpse of it today. Athletics legend Sir Roger Bannister kicked off the flame's journey in Oxford, before it travelled through Wallingford, Henley, Maidenhead and Eton Dorney.
Here's Divya Kohli.
A young carer has proudly carried the Olympic Torch through Nettlebed in Oxfordshire. William Traves was warmly greeted by the crowd as he ran through this morning. He helps look after his two older sisters who both have special needs. William is also a committed Sea Cadet.
There were some amazing scenes in Wallingford in Oxfordshire this morning as the Olympic Torch passed through the town. A big cheer was heard when the flame was passed on to chef Raymond Blanc. Click on the video to watch, including the moment he dropped his mobile whist carrying the flame.
Our sports correspondent Sarah Gomme is in Henley this morning and sent us this picture of Sir Steve Redgrave setting off for his part in the torch relay.