The search to identify 500 torchbearers without stories has hit the 50% mark, thanks to dozens of people scouring the list of names to find records elsewhere.
Among the names are well-known celebrities, sportspeople and individuals who have contributed to their community. But there are also IOC members, journalists and executives. Those confirmed include:
- Roy Martins, the MD of Credit Suisse, who carried the torch through Sutton.
- Serigne Mboup, CEO of Comptoire Commercial Bara Mboup in Senegal. Nominated by Samsung, he carried the torch in Astwood Bank, Worcestershire. Continue reading