The first Torchbearer of the day starting inside Fratton Park is John Jenkins, 92, who was nominated for his life-long support of Portsmouth Football Club.
Throughout the day the Flame will be carried by 131 Torchbearers, including Sally Gunnell and Robin Cousins.
Jason Saw, 42, from Brighton will carry the Flame into the grounds of Arundel Castle. Jason was nominated through the Lloyds TSB campaign for his leadership of a project which aims to tackle mental illness in the Brighton Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community.
The last Torchbearer of the day is nursing sister Karen West, 60, from Worthing who will carry the Flame onto the stage for the evening celebration in Sussex County Cricket Club in Brighton and Hove.
The Flame will travel through the following communities: Portsmouth, Petersfield, Rogate, Midhurst, Easebourne, Tillington, Petworth, Duncton, Chicheser, North Bersted, South Bertsted, Bognor Regis, Woodgate, Westergate, Arundel, Worthing, Lancing, West Blatchington and Brighton and Hove.