Wyre Council

Olympic Torchbearers

London 2012 Olympics logo

The first wave of Torchbearers carrying the Olympic Flame through Wyre have been announced.

Each one has been chosen via public nomination processes held by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and presenting partners Coca Cola, Lloyds TSB and Samsung. 

Torechbearers will travel approximately 300m and will wear a white and gold uniform that has been designed by adidas.

Exact details of the leg they are running will be made publc at a later date.


Alf Love, Age: 52, Hometown: Bacup

Ben Cropper, Age: 21, Hometown: Leeds

Bethany Helm, Age 15, Hometown: Garstang. Read her story

Laura Addison, Age: 13, Hometown: Garstang

Mateo Sanderson, Age: 14, Hometown: Scorton

Rizwan Yaqub, Age: 26, Hometown: Blackburn


St Michaels

Danielle Sharp, Age: 31, Hometown: Manchester

Dave Gilmore, Age: 45, Hometown: Preston

Rachel Lister, Age: 45, Hometown: Clitheroe



Al Jemson, Age: 42, Hometown: Poulton-le-fylde

Ann Stanley, Age: 57, Hometown: Daresbury

Helen Jackson, Age: 32, Hometown: Winsford

Ian Howson, Age 68, Hometown: Blackpool. Read his story

Jaffer Hussain, Age: 23, Hometown: Blackburn

Jake Adams, Age: 13, Hometown: Lancashire Read his story

James Dixon, Age 25, Hometown: Formby

John Richardson, Age: 58, Hometown: Dereham

Kajol Lally, Age: 16, Hometown: Blackpool

Leila Hamrang, Age: 23, Hometown: Manchester

Leon Gledhill, Age: 14, Hometown: Manchester

Malcolm Bell, Age: 32, Hometown: Wigan

Manjinder Mann, Age: 29, Hometown: Manchester

Martin Green, Age: 52, Hometown: Preston

Vicky Huyton, Age: 27, Hometown: Blackpool



Dave Burns, Age: 70, Hometown: Lancashire

Dean Seaward, Age: 50, Hometown: Preston

Heather Harper, Age: 53, Hometown: Ormskirk

Janette Mills, Age: 40, Hometown: Cleveleys

Peter Cunningham, Age: 69, Hometown: Southport

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