London 2012
| Athlete Biographies | Schedules | Medals | Teams | Results
Select Event:

'Solution' reached on lighter of Olympic cauldron

Updated July 21, 2012

LONDON (AP) The decision on who will light the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics has been made, apparently.

British Olympic Association chief executive Andy Hunt says he and London organizing committee counterpart Paul Deighton have come to a "mutually agreeable solution."

Hunt, however, would not identify who will get the honor, but pledged that "it will be a 'wow' moment."

Hunt also says that Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, the man behind Friday's opening ceremony, has also tried to influence the decision by making recommendations.

Hunt says "we can chose to support or not to support the recommendations."

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.