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London Olympics: Proud moment for India as Big B carries the torch

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 00:07
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London Olympics: Proud moment for India as Big B carries the torchZeenews Sports Bureau

London: Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan carried the Olympic Torch in London at Southwark on the final leg of its 300-metre relay on Thursday, a day before the opening ceremony of the Games.

The 32.7 mile relay of the Olympic flame had legendary personalities from all over the world and all walks of life, including Lawrence Dallaglio, Lewis Moody, Jim Anderson, Phil Packer, Darren Fitzpatrick and Tom Davis.

Bachchan was specially invited to be a part of the London Olympics.

Bachchan, 69, had earlier tweeted: “OK !! HERE IT IS : Have been invited by London Olympic Organizing Committee to carry the torch in the relay tomorrow ...”

“Honored to be asked to carry the Olympic Torch in London at Southwark around 10:30 AM !! A proud moment for me and country,” he added.

First Published: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 15:40

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javeed basha - bangalore
We are proud of u mr. bachchan
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javeed basha - bangalore
We are proud of u mr. bachchan
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Sonal Das - Kolkata
``Aadmi zindagi mein sirf do hi baar bhagta hai,
ya to olympic ka race ho ya police ka case ho.``
- Anthony Gonsalves
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ANTHONY GOVEAS - GUJARAT
BIG B RULES AND IS THE PRIDE OF THIS NATION ..LUV YOU SIR ..
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ANTHONY GOVEAS - GUJARAT
My Dear AB you have made us all proud on this day and are an integral part of this Country !!
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Sachin - New Delhi
that moment is never forgotten for indians.
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ashok - mumbai
agreed ! why him ?
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navneet - bbsr
he ws also in d nws
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honey singh - new delhi
even Fauja Singh, 100 year old Indian Sikh gentleman also ran with the olympic torch , but no one reported, why this discrimination
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tiru - port blair
big b is great legend
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