Carrickfergus Will Help Light London 2012 Olympic Torch...
07 November 2011
Carrickfergus has been announced as one of communities on the route of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. This means that the Olympic Flame will visit during its 70 day/8,000 mile tour of the UK early next summer.
It has been confirmed that the Torch visit the town on Sunday 3 June. It is hoped that residents from across the Borough will come out to welcome the Olympic Flame and share in the excitement of the build up to the 2012 Games; also to celebrate the achievements of the many Torchbearers who will help to transport the Flame along the local relay route.
Carrickfergus is just one of over 1,000 villages, towns and cities announced by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) through which the Olympic Flame will be carried by Torchbearers during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, which is presented by Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung.
View the interactive map at 2012 Torch Relay Interactive Map to find out more about the Torch Relay Route.