Famous Olympic torchbearers

Published On: Feb 03 2014 12:33:03 PM PST   Updated On: Aug 04 2016 11:00:00 PM PDT

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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