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Olympic torch relay on its final lap
Away from concerns about security and transport chaos, many are excited about the London games.
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 11:47

It is countdown now in London until the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games on Friday night.

In the lead-up, the Olympic torch has been paraded around some of the city's most famous landmarks. It even received a royal welcome at Buckingham Palace near the end of its marathon 69-day journey across the country.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports.

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