Highlights for today are:
London Borough of Greenwich
7.22am – Greenwich Park: The first Torchbearer of the day Natasha Sinha, 15, from Greenwich who was nominated through the LOCOG campaign for her dedication to swimming and cross country running will carry the Flame from the Royal Observatory, Greenwich and the Meridian Time Line, through Greenwich Park to the London 2012 Equestrian Arena. There Natasha will hand the Flame to Ella Statham, 15, also from Greenwich who was nominated through the LOCOG programme for her volunteering work with the London Football Association.
7.43am – Cutty Sark: Sir Robin Knox-Johnson will carry the Flame for a lap around the restored Cutty Sark ship. Sir Robin was the first person to sail solo non-stop around the world, founded the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race in 1995 and has been a Cutty Sark Trustee since 2011.
9.49am – Woolwich Live Site: Jaco Van Gass, 25, from Woolwich will carry the Flame on to the stage at the Woolwich Live Site. Jaco, a soldier with the First Parachute Regiment was wounded in Helmand Province, was nominated through the Lloyds TSB campaign for his determination throughout his recovery, his fundraising expedition to the North Pole with other wounded servicemen and for the training he is undertaking to climb Everest.
09.52am – Gymnast Nadia Comaneci, the winner of 9 Olympic medals in the 1976 and 1980 Olympics and former basketball player John Amaechi will take part in a photo opportunity on the roof of the North Greenwich Arena. Nadia will ascend the roof and meet John at the top of the roof structure for the flame exchange. The arena is the venue for the London 2012 gymnastics events and basketball finals.
London Borough of Newham
11.19am – Samuel Bernahu, 19, from Newham who was nominated through the LOCOG campaign will carry the Olympic Flame on to the stage at the Mayor’s Newham Show in Central Park. in recognition of his work running projects related to the London 2012 Games at Newham Sixth Form College and his voluntary work in the borough with the Newham Youth Council, Newham All Star Sports Academy, Helping Hands charity and Newham General Hospital.
11.52am – Sheikh Sheikh, 17, from Newham will carry the Flame past the East Ham Town Centre sign. Sheik was nominated through the LOCOG campaign for his success as a wheelchair racer following a long period of rehabilitation after for a serious spinal injury sustained in a road traffic accident.
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
2.20pm – Stepney Green Park: Tahmina Begum, 19, from Tower Hamlets will carry the Flame on to the celebration stage. Tahmina who was selected through the LOCOG programme was the winner of the Chelsea Community Sports Award and became the first qualified Bangladeshi female football referee. She has been officiating local league football matches in East London since 2010.
London Borough of Hackney
4.43pm – Clissold Park: A Torchbearer will take part in a photo opportunity at Clissold Park.
5.54pm – Hackney Town Hall: A Torchbearer to carry the Flame to the steps of Hackney Town Hall on Mare Street.
London Borough of Waltham Forest
6.48pm – Leyton County Cricket Ground: Adam Hall, 24, from Walthamstow is set to carry the Flame into the centre of the cricket pitch. Adam was nominated through the LOCOG campaign for turning is life around through the Cricket for Change programme where he is now a development manager. In 2010 Adam was awarded Young Coach of Year 2010 by the English Cricket Board.
7.12pm – Market Square Live Site: Roy Stratton, 75, from Chingford will carry the Flame on to the celebration stage. Roy was put forward by the British Olympic Association for a life-long dedication to athletics. He was appointed captain of Ponders End Cross-Country and Track and Field teams within a year of joining Ponders End, which is now known as Enfield Harriers. Roy is also an Official for UK Athletics, helping run many of the larger athletics meetings.
Roy will then hand the Flame to Steven Cheung, 22, from Chingford who was nominated through the LOCOG programme for his voluntary work in the Waltham Forest. A volunteer since the age of 12, Steven was awarded a Princess Diana Award for his work in the community and is an Olympic Youth Ambassador for the borough.
Evening celebration summary:
The evening celebration hosted by the London Borough of Waltham Forest will take place between 5pm and 8pm at Chestnuts Field, Waltham Forest, E17 4JF.
The evening celebration will feature a variety of entertainment staged by LOCOG and the three Presenting Partners of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - Coca-Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung.
Coca-Cola will bring music from Rizzle Kicks to the stage, Lloyds TSB will stage stunning acrobatic performances and Samsung bring a dance performance from Twist and Pulse.
The London Borough of Waltham Forest will present entertainment from UnityUK, the amazing hip-hop dance group from Sky's Got to Dance, the amazing vocal talents of Mizz Camara and the energetic free runners Rhythm Kour Collective.
Towards the end of the two-hour show, the last Torchbearer of the day - will light a celebration cauldron on stage at the event which will enable the Olympic Flame to be seen by the audience.
Tessa Sanderson-White will carry the Flame in Newham. Tessa remains the only British woman ever to win an Olympic throwing gold medal, after her success in the Javelin at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games. Tessa’s Olympic career included a record-breaking six appearances over a 20 year period from 1976 – 1996. However since her retirement from competitive Athletics in 1997 Tessa has remained within the sport through her work with different charities and is working with young people to help them discover their sporting talent. Based in Newham, the home of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the “Tessa Sanderson Sports Foundation & Academy” founded by Sanderson aims to create a unique youth programme whereby young people can enjoy all sports and participate at a high level without jeopardising their education.
Chester Chambers, 12, from Greenwich is the youngest Londoner to carry the Flame. He was nominated through the LOCOG Get Set Education programme and will carry the Flame in Greenwich. Chester was nominated for epitomising the Olympic values, representing his classmates on the Thomas Tallis School Council, fundraising and helping develop an anti-bullying campaign.
Fauja Singh, 101, from Ilford is the oldest Torchbearer in the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. He will carry the Flame in Newham. Fauja started his career as a marathon runner at the age of 89 and is a huge inspiration to runners all round the world. He has completed nine marathons and carried the Flame while it was in London for the 2004 Athens Games. His current personal best time for the London Marathon in 2003 is 6 hours 2 minutes but with a world best of 5 hours 40 minutes in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 2003. In the same event in 2011 Fauja became the first 100 year old to complete a marathon in just over eight hours after setting world records in eight distances from 100m to 5000m just 72 hours earlier. In April 2012 he completed the London Marathon in 7 hours 49 minutes at the age of 101. Fauja has raised tens of thousands for various charities globally through his running.
Darwin Bernardo, 24, from Barnet will carry the Flame in Hackney. Selected through the Samsung campaign for his inspiring work as a role model within the community of Barnet. Darwin set up the youth empowerment organisation Nutmeg Community in 2008 and has worked with many partners to ensure young people are exposed to opportunities that help them steer away from a life of crime and anti social behaviour.
Jamaal Otto, 16, from Waltham Forest will carry the Flame in Waltham Forest. Nominated through the Lloyds TSB public nomination campaign Jamaal has excelled as an athlete to represent England in Karate at National and International level with his achievements including winning three British Championships and selected for the World Championships in Malaysia. Jamaal commits his time in the holidays on a challenging but rewarding sports camp in Hackney.
Lianne Jameson, 30, from Newham was selected through the Coca-Cola Future Flames programme for her commitment to her local Amateur Boxing club in Newham. Lianne began volunteering at West Ham Amateur Boxing Club when she was 16 and has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of boxing across the local community. Lianne keeps the club ticking by looking after coaches, new members and experienced boxers competing at the highest level.