Sarah Shaffi, Olympics editor (news)
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A host of tennis stars including Andy Murray and Venus Williams will carry the Olympic Torch tomorrow.
The Flame will travel from Lewisham to Wandsworth on day 66 of the Torch relay.
Television presenter and former tennis player Sue Barker will carry the Flame at the Tooting & Mitcham Community Sports Club, while tennis player Andy Murray will take it onto Centre Court at Wimbledon.
He will hand it to Venus Williams at Henman Hill.
The final torchbearer of the day will be former tennis player Tim Henman, who will light the cauldron at the celebration in Tooting Bec Common.
Tomorrow the Flame will also visit Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, where it will be carried by former England footballer Michael Owen.
Eastenders character Billy Mitchell will carry the Flame around Albert Square, with the last seven minutes of the programme being transmitted live.
Doreen Lawrence, mother of Stephen Lawrence, will carry the Torch into the forecourt of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Centre in Lewisham.
Athlete and Olympian Marlon Devonish will carry the Flame at Crystal Palace Stadium while actor Sir Patrick Stewart will take it to St Andrew’s School in Croydon.