8 October 2013 Last updated at 15:48

Winter Olympics 2014: Hazel Irvine carries Sochi Olympic torch

BBC Sport's Hazel Irvine is in Moscow to take part in the start of a record-breaking torch relay that will cover over 40,000 miles.

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the relay for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The torch will go on a 123-day journey - including a trip into space - before the Games start in the Black Sea resort on 7 February.