Famous Olympic torchbearers

POSTED: 12:33 PM PST Feb 03, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 04, 2016 

With the Olympic torch set to arrive at the opening ceremony on Friday night to officially begin the Rio Games, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

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With the Olympic torch set to arrive at the opening ceremony on Friday night to officially begin the Rio Games, take a look at some of the famous names who have carried the torch over the years.

 
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