Elspeth Graham carries the Olympic torch
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Olympic torch carried by 82-year-old former Games hopeful

Torchbearer Elspeth Graham has real athletic pedigree.

The 82 year old won a gold medal in the 4x100-yard relay at Helsinki's 1950 European Championships.

Ms Graham missed out on Olympic involvement when the Games were last held in London in 1948.

Then Elspeth Hay, she was injured and could not compete.

  • 12 Jun 2012