Olympic flame rides the Tube

The Olympic flame has taken the Tube as it continues its week-long journey through the capital. A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell and skier Chemmy Alcott, carried the flame 43 miles across London.

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Former Olympic rower James Cracknell among torchbearers

After the Olympic Flame has travelled on the London Underground the torch relay will start its road journey visiting the London boroughs of Kingston-upon-Thames, Richmond-upon-Thames, Hounslow, Hillingdon and Ealing.

Former Olympic rower James Cracknell will carry the Olympic Torch in London today. Credit: Press Association.

The symbolic flame will visit Kew Gardens, Brunel University, Richmond, Ealing's Northala Fields and Walpole Park during day 67 of the relay.

A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell, skeleton racer Adam Pengilly, skier Chemmy Alcott and cyclist Eileen Gray, will carry the flame as it travels 43 miles across the capital.

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