Olympic torch route Meridian East

Olympic torch route East
The route the torch relay will take through Meridian's eastern patch Credit: London 2012

Eight thousand people have been nominated by people they know to carry the Olympic flame across the UK. In the South East, it will bass through major locations including Brighton, Dover and Canterbury.

Advertisement

Olympic torchbearers named

The names are being released of more than 7,000 people in the UK who will carry the Olympic torch, guiding its flame to the 2012 games in London. A street-by-street map of the route is also being revealed.