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Thousands see Peterborough's Olympic cauldron lit

3 July 2012 Last updated at 19:55 BST

Torchbearer Natasha Applegate lit the city's cauldron when she carried the Olympic flame on to a huge stage built on Peterborough Embankment.

She waved proudly to the thousands of people lined up to catch the event.

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