The Olympic torch is now being taken on a final three-day lap of the Olympic city Beijing in China. The first torchbearer was Yang Liwei, who in 2003 became China's first man in space.
Thousands of people have turned out to see the torch as it nears the end of its 130-day 140,000km world journey, accompanied by protests of China's treatment of Tibet.
Hereís Chinese basketball star Chinese Yao Ming with the torch, who said: "After lighting it, my mind went blank, and then I just
wanted to hurry up running ahead."
A total of 433 runners were due to pass the torch on Wednesday, watched by enthusiastic fans, like this man. Wonder if itíll wash off?
Dancers performed along the torch's route. On Friday a runner will use it to light the Olympic flame in the National Stadium at the opening ceremony, but their identity is a top secret.