On day 66 of the Olympic torch relay, tennis stars Andy Murray, Venus Williams and Tim Henman got into the race. Murray brought the Olympic flame into the fame Wimbledon Center Court.
Murray joked is was a bit nervous carrying the flame, and expressed concern he may have burnt the roof.
Murray then successfully handed off to Williams without burning the hair of the three-time gold medallist.
Later in evening Tim Henman closed torch relay for the day in Tooting. The Olympic draw will be released on Thursday. Play begins on Saturday.
Venus’s moment (skip to the end):
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