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The Warmup Lap | 7.11.12 - Roger Banniester Carries The Torch

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Sir Roger Bannister had his turn carrying the Olympic Flame at the start of day 53 of the Torch Relay. (Photo by LOCOG via Getty Images)

London 2012 Games: Roger Bannister and Steve Redgrave 'honoured' to carry Olympic torch in Henley | Mail Online

Athletics legend Sir Roger Bannister returned to the site of his greatest sporting achievement as he started Tuesday's journey of the Olympic flame.

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