What a turnout for the torch parade. Are you in one of our photos?
What a turnout for the torch parade. Are you in one of our photos?

10 years ago today! 9 photos from the day you watched the Olympic torch parade in South Tyneside

Can you believe it! It’s 10 years today since the Olympic torch passed through South Tyneside.

Thursday, 16th June 2022, 5:00 pm

Tens of thousands of you turned out to get a glimpse of the relay which took the torch on its slow journey to London for the 2012 games.

From Shields town centre to Souter and Whitburn, the crowds were everywhere for the historic parade.

Did we get you on camera? Take a look at these memorable photos.

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