Famous Olympic torchbearers

POSTED: 12:33 PM Feb 03 2014   UPDATED: 7:28 AM May 03 2016

With the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay beginning its journey through Brazil on Tuesday, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

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With the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay beginning its journey through Brazil on Tuesday, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

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