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Olympic Torch Relay

Follow the progress of the Olympic flame and watch interviews with torchbearers and sporting icons as it travels throughout the region.

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The Olympic Torch Relay facts

8,000 circles perforate the design of the Torch to represent each one of the Torchbearers taking part. Credit: ITV

The Olympic Torch Relay has left the South West and has arrived in the Midlands today.

Here are some facts about the torch that you may not know.

Like did you know 8,000 circles perforate the design of the Torch to represent each one of the Torchbearers taking part?

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