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Simran Vedvyas carries Olympic torch in London Olympics 2012

Posted on Oct 8, 2013  |   1757 views  

JUNE 18, 2012, 9.01 local time UK Hinderwell, Yorkshire United Kingdom Simran Vedvyas, the youngest torchbearer from UAE, gracefully carried the Olympic Flame during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hinderwell United Kingdom, on 18th June 2012 Quoted by -The National Newspaper- DUBAI // A local schoolgirl who balances her studies with international campaigning became a playground hero when she joined in the Olympic torch relay in Britain yesterday. Simran Vedvyas, 13, carried the torch for 300 metres as it made its progress through North Yorkshire. She said she was overwhelmed by the experience. "There were a lot of people who came out of their houses to cheer," she said. "It was such an amazing experience - like being a celebrity for a day."....... Quoted by -Samsung Simran Vedvyas, the youngest Torchbearer to be selected by Samsung said, "I cannot believe that I will be carrying the Olympic Flame at the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay! It's absolutely surreal. Now I know why my parents and my teachers always push me to do my best. This is better than anything I could have asked for!" Links-

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