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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

Multiple Olympic decathlon gold medal winner, Daley Thompson, has been named as the last Torchbearer of the day when the Torch Relay comes to Haringey on July 25th.

Thompson will run the final leg into the Evening Celebration and light the celebration cauldron on the stage. He holds more decathlon honours than anyone else and was the first person ever to hold the World, Olympic, Commonwealth and European titles at the same time, as well as the World Record. Thompson, who trained alongside Seb Coe at the Haringey Athletics Club, was unbeaten in competition for nine years.

Altogether, around 22 Torchbearers, will run in Haringey during the Torch Relay. Each runner is due to run about 300 metres. If that's evenly split, Daley will only run within the grounds of Ally Pally.

At Ally Pally, those with tickets for the Evening Celebration will see a host of entertainment at  from 4pm to 7pm.

Full timings are:

  1. 17:21 Fore Street A1010
  2. 17:23 High Road A1010
  3. 17:36 Bruce Grove A10
  4. 17:43 Lordship Lane A109
  5. 18:06 High Road A105
  6. 18:15 Turnpike Lane A504
  7. 18:19 High Street A504
  8. 18:27 Priory Road A504
  9. 18:35 Alexandra Palace Way
  10. 18:46 Alexandra Palace Celebration Stage

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Good choice. Thanks for the update on times Hugh.

Must begin to erect scaffold for viewing platform ... these torch relays have proved surprisingly popular.



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