Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent has told ITV News that carrying an Olympic Torch from the UK was "lovely". Sir Pinsent has carried the torch twice before in Canada and Greece.
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.