London 2012: Leicester Olympic torch relay rehearsal


Leicestershire has played host to a dress rehearsal of the Olympic torch relay for London 2012.

The special convoy started at the National Space Centre shortly after 07:00 BST and made its way through Quorn, Loughborough, Hoton, Wymeswold, Asfordby and Melton Mowbray.

Seb Coe, chairman of Locog, said the London 2012 team had needed to "meet the challenge" before the start of the real event.

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