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The daughter of PC David Rathband has carried the olympic torch blindfolded through the streets of the North East in honour of her late father. He died earlier this year after being shot and blinded in 2010.
13-year-old Mia Rathband received the Olympic torch in Whitburn, South Tyneside, this morning. She is carrying the flame on the Gateshead to Durham leg of its tour of Britain. Mia is carrying the torch blindfolded in memory of her father, PC David Rathband, who was shot and blinded in 2010.
Mia Rathband carries the Olympic torch blindfolded in memory of her father, PC David Rathband.
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The daughter of blinded PC David Rathband carried the Olympic torch blindfolded in honour of her father.