The London 2012 Olympic Games flame now lit in Greece

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The Olympic Torch has now been lit in ancient Olympia, with British-born Greek 10 kilometre open water swimming world champion Spyros Gianniotis being the first runner on the Torch’s 78 day journey, as it passes through Greece before being flown to Britain, the host of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sorry if you (like me) thought that this was something happening later today … apparently I failed in time zone conversion from these news on the Ustream blog. Read more here on Inside The Games



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