Media playback is unsupported on your device

Nelson Mandela memorial: In the crowd at the service

10 December 2013 Last updated at 18:51 GMT

Tens of thousands of South Africans braved the rain to attend the national memorial for former President Nelson Mandela at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.

The BBC's Christian Parkinson spent the day in the crowd.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.