Sir Chris Hoy's mother, Carol, has told Daybreak that she is proud of her son, who will carry the British flag at the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday.
Speaking ahead of the Olympics she said: "I'm very proud of Chris for many reasons and I do think he is a role model."
The Olympic Torch relay was celebrated by 80,000 people at a music concert in London's Hyde Park on the eve of the opening ceremony.
The penultimate day of the Olympic Torch relay took in some of London's most famous landmarks. Here is our pick of the day in pictures.
The Olympic flame will be cheered through the grounds of Buckingham Palace by William and Kate today on the eve of the Games.