Four-time Olympic gold medalist Matthew Pinsent told Sky News today that carrying the Olympic flame on the royal rowbarge Gloriana during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant "has been great".
"It's a very special summer, and for the Gloriana to be part of the Jubilee and then this, is great."
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.