Venus Williams, the Torchbearer number 156, received from Andy Murray the Olympic Flame at Wimbledon during Day 66 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay... The Olympic Flame is now on Day 66 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.
""It was so exciting. When I had the invite to carry the torch, I just couldn't believe it. I was just elated the whole time," Venus said.
She also posted the following pictures on Twitter...
I still have butterflies from being in the Olympic Torch relay through Wimbledon :)instagr.am/p/NbsVu5C9fd/— Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams) July 23, 2012
Andy passing me the Olympic flame!instagr.am/p/Nbs8rtC9QA/— Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams) July 23, 2012
To carry the olympictorch on World Sjorgrens Day represents strength 2 triumph for every1 with autoimmune disease! twitter.com/Venuseswilliam…— Venus Williams (@Venuseswilliams) July 23, 2012
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