The torch has been designed by internationally-acclaimed designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, in partnership with Basildon-based product engineers Tecosim and Coventry-based manufacturers The Premier Group.
|Description:||Triangular form made out of an inner and outer sheet with 8000 holes representing the 8000 torch bearers in Great Britain
|Material:||Gold-colored aluminum alloy|
|Torch measure:||Lenght: 80 cm Weight: 800 gr
with fuel Canister 1,090 gr
|Torches total:||about 8,000|
|Design by:||Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby|
|Manufacturer:||The Pdremier Group, Coventry|
|Date of the torch relay:||10.05.2012 - 27.07.2012|
|Numbers of runners:||about 8,000|
|Distance total:||about 8,000 miles|
|Name of the last runner:||Sir Steven Redgrave (retired British rower), than seven young athletes together light the Olympic cauldron.|
| Five facts about the London 2012 Olympic Torch:
1. It has 8,000 small cut-out circles, one for each of the 8,000 inspirational people who will carry it on its journey around the UK.
2. You can see through the holes to the burner system inside that keeps the Flame alight.
3. The Torch is 800mm high.
4. It weighs 800g.
5. It is made from a lightweight aluminium alloy and is a golden colour.