Olympic torch relay: Messages from BBC buses sent to Olympians

People giving their messages of support

Messages of support are being sent to Olympic athletes by BBC local radio listeners.

The BBC Bus is travelling around the country, with the team interviewing Olympic torchbearers both past and present.

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Thousands of people from around England are heading along and get the chance to have their picture taken against the backdrop of the Olympic Stadium in the BBC photo pod.

Many are also sending personal messages to Team GB members.

All the messages will be sent on to the Team GB competitors, who will be battling it out for medals at the 2012 Games.

These BBC Radio Leicester listeners in Leicestershire had their pictures taken against the stadium backdrop and many added their London 2012 good luck messages.

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