London 2012: Olympic torch triumph for 101-year-old


Large crowds have turned out in London on the first full day of the 2012 torch relay in the Olympic host city.

The oldest torchbearer in the entire 70-day relay, 101-year-old Fauja Singh, was mobbed as he ran down Newham High Street, as Robert Hall reports.

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