Alex Staniforth will be carrying the flame through Chester in the torch relay on 29 May
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London 2012: Torch bearer Alex Staniforth inspires youth

The youngest person to complete the Three Peaks Challenge solo is to carry the Olympic flame through Chester in the torch relay.

Alex Staniforth, 16, of Tarporley, has already broken records, becoming the youngest person to do the Three Peaks Challenge solo - only two years after discovering his passion while on a trip to the Lake District in 2010.