Tennis stars Andy Murray, Venus Williams and Tim Henman helped carry the Olympic torch through London on Monday.
The Olympic flame's tour of Great Britain continued on Monday the 23rd of July, reaching host city London four day's ahead of the 2012 Games' opening ceremony.
Andy Murray had the honour of participating as an Olympic torch bearer at Wimbledon's All England Lawn Tennis Club, Murray said "its biggest sporting event in the world" and that he was "proud to be part of it."
Murray passed the flame on to another international tennis star - Venus Williams.
Williams said the Olympics is all about participation.
SOUNDBITE: (English) Venus Williams, USA Olympic tennis player:
"I can't believe it. To take part in this and to be able to remember this for the rest of my life, you know, this is what the Olympics is about - participating. Of course, if you can win
that's amazing, but being able to participate, that's what it's about."
The torch then visited Battersea dogs home where former England footballer Michael Owen carried the torch.
The day's route finished in Wandsworth, where former tennis player Tim Henman lit a cauldron to mark an end to the day's proceedings.
Olympic flame carries on it's journey through LondonWednesday, July 25 2012