You or someone you know could join the 2008 Olympic torch relay

Previous years have seen the iconic Olympic Torch held high above runners as they take the flame from one country to the next hosting country.  Up to 1,900 torchbearers for the relay that covered 34 cities in 27 countries were deployed for the games in Athens in 2004 and it is expected to require even more relay runners to ensure safe passage of the flame of life to Beijing for the event in China 2008.

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Torch Relay begins on April Fools Day – 1st April 2008 and finishes on 8th August 2008. The Relay consists of International stages and stints in China with a total number of 21,280 Torchbearers.

Some of the generous sponsors of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay are looking for passionate torchbearers to help carry the flame of the Olympic spirit to Beijing in time for the 2008 games.

We are looking for local heroes.

If you know anyopne who has overcome adversity to achieve a better life or perhaps those who have helped others to do so you can Nominate torchbearers for the historic Torch Relay to theBeijing 2008 Olympic Games here it could even be you!.