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Photos: The Olympic flame's journey

Once the torch reached its final destination inside the Olympic Stadium, it was used to ignite the cauldron during the opening ceremony on July 27. The flame traveled 2,875 kilometers (1,786 miles) through the United Kingdom over 70 days.

Once the torch reached its final destination inside the Olympic Stadium, it was used to ignite the cauldron during the opening ceremony on July 27. The flame traveled 2,875 kilometers (1,786 miles) through the United Kingdom over 70 days.