Sporting events at the Special Olympics National Summer Games got underway in Bath today - with Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle presenting the medals.
More than 1,700 people will compete in 12 sports over the next three days.
Here's our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth.
This video shows the Flame of Hope arriving at its destination - the Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics National Summer Games in Bath.
The torch has been on a long journey through the country, carried by athletes competing in the Special Olympics.
It was brought onto the stage at the Royal Crescent by competitors from the west country and passed to tennis player Thomas Mellor from Cheltenham who used it to light the cauldron signalling the start of the games.
Susan Boyle who came to fame on ITV's Britain's Got Talent has been wowing the crowds at the Special Olympics National Summer Games in BathRead the full story ›
Sporting events at the Special Olympics National Summer Games get underway in Bath later today.
Last night there was an grand opening ceremony with an appearance by Susan Boyle.
More than 1700 people will compete in twelve sports over the next three days.
The flame left Bristol on Wednesday morning and carried to Bath.
Tennis player Thomas Mellor will use it to light the cauldron for the games on Wednesday afternoon.
ITV's Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle will be among those performing.
Visit Bath has posted this photograph on its Twitter page of some of the athletes competing in the Special Olympics in Bath limbering up outside the Visitor Information Centre.