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Olympic Torch to arrive on the Island tomorrow

Fri, 01 Jun 2012

The Olympic Torch will arrive on the Island tomorrow (Saturday) as part of its tour around the British Isles before the Olympic Games.

It will arrive by plane and taken to the NSC where it will then start its journey around the Island.

The torch will be transported along part of the TT course by Milky Quayle and David Knight, on the horse tram and on Douglas Lifeboat.

By the time the Olympic Games take place in September the torch will have travelled over 8,000 miles – transported by 8,000 runners in total.

Mark Honeybunn, who is manager of the torch relays, told Energy more about the flame’s journey:

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  • Mark Honeybunn - Olympic Torch relay advance manager


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