Day 21: Olympic flame at the Museum of Robert Burns and Glasgow’s Hampden Park Stranraer trip to visit


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(Press Box) June 8, 2012

On Friday 8 June, the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung will be presented by 22 local travel 138.42 miles on its way from Stranraer to Glasgow.

Today, the relay travel 138.42 miles
128 torchbearers of inspiration, the flame
Today’s photos can be downloaded here

On Friday 8 June, which will be presented London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, Coca-Cola and Samsung, Lloyds TSB travel 128 miles through 22 communities in way from Stranraer to Glasgow.

128 torchbearers of inspiration, the flame through the following municipalities: Stranraer, Cairnryan, Ballantrae Girvan, Turnberry, Maidens, Kirkoswald, Maybole, Alloway, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Kilmaurs, Stewarton, Dunlop, Barrmill, Beith, Lochwinnoch, Kilmalcolm, Port Glasgow, Rutherglen, Glasgow and Giffnock.

picks for today are:


the clock on the torchbearer for the first time in Scotland will be Ross McClelland, 21, Ayr. We begin with the flame in the Plaza del Castillo, Stranraer. Ross is in the British Army and returned from service 7 months in prison earlier this year. Ross is an infantryman who loves every minute of his service. One dream was actually Ross became a distance runner, competing in the Olympics.


Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Kirsty Kane, 17, of Falls, will carry the flame in front of the museum. Kirsty has been through the Bank of Scotland’s campaign for her courage and determination to deal with his cerebral palsy nominee. Kirsty is the Olympic flame to Suzanne Otterson, 38, Ayr, UK, to deliver represented in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Albertville 1992. She was nominated by Coca-Cola campaign.

04.27 clock at Hampden Park, is the flame of Karen Woodrow, 44, of Renfrew, who was nominated by Coca-Cola campaign will take place. She was nominated by his colleagues for their hard work and great spirit.

17:43 – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The flame is on the front of the museum in one lantern carried out by Daniel MacAskill cycling races, 26, Glasgow.

In the last 6:50 of the torchbearer days

Morrison Ross, 18, of Auchinleck, who was nominated by Coca-Cola campaign. It was because of his dream of becoming a professional basketball player and creating a fund to help young people in a similar situation to him, have been nominated.

night celebration takes place in George Square, Glasgow and take will be presented by Coca Cola. The line-up includes music from Eliza Doolittle, Emeli Sande and General Fiasco. The show will start at 16.00.

the end of the two-hour show, the torchbearer of the day spent in Glasgow – Ross Morrison – Caldera will be a celebration on stage at the event to allow the Olympic flame will be seen by the public, the lights

Other highlights:

actor James McAvoy, 33, of Glasgow, Glasgow take the flame. First Class, Wanted, The Last King of Scotland and Atonement: He is known for films like X-Men known. He won the first BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award in 2006, has been nominated in the resolution of the BAFTA Award and Golden Globe for her performance in the atonement. James recently the shooting of filth, the adaptation of Irvine Welsh, a novel of the same name, and will soon begin shooting the disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.

Katherine Grainger

Olympic, 36, of Glasgow, is the flame in the breakdown of Glasgow. She is three times Olympic gold medalist and Ambassador Bank of Scotland, because their income to bring his sport to inspire young people in the sports community as part of Bank of Scotland, the National School of Sport selected week.?

Rhona Olympic

Martin, 45, Ayr, Glasgow carries the flame. Rhona skipped the British curling team to victory in Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics. He reached the last stone, Rhona held its nerve and commitment to perfection in a narrow 4-3 win for Team GB secure. Rhona was, his team of Scottish curlers and become one with the Stone of Destiny well known in sporting icons. This success was despite the fact that the team were in full-time jobs or full-time mothers achieved only full-time curler for four months before the Olympics. Rhona is still involved with the curling, mainly as the Scottish Junior Curling coach, where you can give back to the sport and use their experiences to inspire others. Rhona is also involved with the UK training program for elite sport and worked as a commentator for the BBC in 2010 in Vancouver.


Goks Susann? Bjerkrheim r, 60, of Oslo, will carry the flame in Glasgow. She was selected for the campaign from Samsung. Susan was one of the most important players of Norwegian women? S handball players of the late 80’s to the millennium. She has played more international games in Norway and has participated in several Olympic Games and won the silver medal in Seoul in 1998, silver in Barcelona in 1992 and bronze in Sydney in 2000.


Mirfin (53) and Janice Eaglesham (53), of Cambuslang, both carry the flame in Glasgow. The husband and wife team, won the BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award last year for his dedication to athletic training to people with disabilities. They are the founders, organizers and coaches of the Red Star Athletics Club in Glasgow, which was founded in 1990.

Alan Jardine

, 25, of Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock take the flame. He was selected by LOCOG nomination public. He has Down syndrome, but has accomplished much in her young life. He has won medals in Special Olympics for bathing and swimming in Down syndrome the UK and the European Championship. He was awarded for the disabled East Ayrshire Sports Council of the Year 2009 and enjoys traveling having visited France, Spain, Poland, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. In college, he studied business and IT challenges and deal with the Princes Trust. He is currently a volunteer with the WRVS in our local hospital. He is an inspiration to his family and friends.

James Sweeney, 21, of Glasgow, Glasgow take the flame. He was selected by Coca-Cola future program of Llamas. He has worked with the Youth Group G15 since I was 17 years. The group provides support to young people of 12-25 in the zip code of Glasgow G15 support by 0:59, so they get their lives back on track. This is achieved through cooking classes, music groups, gardening projects and much more to do. They work with police and local schools in order to maximize benefits to the entire community. The youth group was recently awarded the Queens Award for voluntary service and as a result of the Queens Garden Party in July and now Jamie has served as Chair invited the Committee. Jamie makes a real difference to these young people and vulnerable through their hard work and determination to improve himself and around him. Jamie is only 21 years old and fully understand how this young man who had a difficult childhood, you will feel. Now supports not only in his own apartment, but also help to support his sister and her two young children.

Seb Coe, Chairman of LOCOG said: Olympic torch relay marks the beginning of an exciting summer of sport in the UK. The relay will last for 70 days and the flame is to bring the values ​​and spirit of the Olympics in the UK.

hope you inspire hundreds of people and many communities in Scotland to show off their time.

Shona Robison

Sports Minister said: The torch relay is an opportunity for communities to share the Olympic spirit and support our torchbearers. Cairnryan, Scotland, and around the back to Berwick, has chosen the route as many people as possible to play po
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