Who light the torch olympics 2012

The tradition of carrying the Olympic flame from Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the Ancient For the Games in London, seven aspiring young athletes— each nominated by a former British Olympic champion—had the honor of lighting . London Olympic Cauldron was ignited by seven young British athletes, The young torchbearers used their flames to ignite tiny copper. British Olympic hero Steve Redgrave carried the torch into the stadium - its final stop after a journey around the country. The five-time rowing.

Who is going to light the Olympic flame at Olympic Park? the making but at 9pm on Friday night the London Games will officially launch. Sir Steve Redgrave has admitted he was "a little disappointed" that he was not picked to light the flame at the Olympics opening ceremony. Sir Steve Redgrave hands the torch to the young athletes who are to light the cauldron during the London opening ceremony.

When the Olympic torch finally made its way to the stadium via speed boat driven by David Beckham, it was thought eventually the torch would. David Beckham lights a cauldron in Cornwall after the flame touches down, ready for the start of the London torch relay. Seven years after London was selected to host the Summer Olympics, the Olympic Flame is on its way to England. Earlier today in Greece.