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2418 in Olympic Torch Relay 2012

Article posted: Jul 23, 2012 by Sqn Ldr Wilson

It was a huge achievement for me to carry the Olympic torch and experience the Olympic spirit.

The atmosphere in Mansfield was electric, the Olympic spirit and excitement to get a look at the Olympic flame and torch.

It was a true honour to be part of the journey to London in Britain’s proudest year to shine.

I didn’t tell the Squadron that I had been selected (they knew I’d been put forward) I wanted to see their reaction when I bought the torch in and I can tell you it was well worth the secret! We had the ACO photographer at the Sqn and everyone had their picture taken with it

Cdt Jack Burrows