Olympic torchbearer Kieran Maxwell faces cancer again
18 June 2013 Last updated at 10:30 BST
Hundreds of torchbearers had the honour of running through the north-east of England with the Olympic flame.
Kieran Maxwell was taken to many hearts when he stumbled carrying the torch.
The 14-year-old from Heighington near Darlington - who lost part of his leg to cancer - hopes to achieve Olympic glory as a gymnast.
But first he has a new challenge to overcome, as Stephanie Cleasby reports.