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As the Olympic flame finishes its tour of the country in London in July, another journey will be getting under way. Tens of thousands of people will be heading to Dorset to watch the sailing competition.Today they're being warned to plan their travel to avoid congestion. Duncan Sleightholme reports
Details have been announced of the route the Olympic Torch will take through the region as part of its 8,000 mile journey nationwide. It's due to arrive in Britain at Land's End in May, and will finish day one in Plymouth. Where is the Olympic Flame going?
Former Olympic champion and member of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (Locog) Jonathan Edwards said: "The torch relay is literally around the corner and it's all systems go." He also explained the moment the torches are held together to pass on the flame:
Tom Mules (16) and Ryan Hope (20) were unveiled today as Torch Bearers for the Olympic games this summer. The pair were nominated for their volunteering and community work. The Olympic Flame will arrive in the UK on the 18th May. Where is the Olympic Flame going?