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2010 Olympic Torch Relay in Toronto

The 2010 Olympic Torch Relay came through Toronto yesterday evening, much to the delight of crowds of proud onlookers.

The relay made its way through municipalities surrounding the city before being paraded through the streets of Toronto en route to a celebration at Nathan Philips Square. There, the Toronto leg of the relay ended with in the lighting of an Olympic Cauldron (which will remain lit for the duration of the games).

Pictured above is the final Toronto torch bearer Vicky Sunohara lighting the special cauldron (great photo by GBrydson Photography!) and plenty more reader photos that capture the celebrations are compiled below.

olympic torch relay toronto

"Make your dreams come true" by Karan Makvandi.

olympic torch relay toronto

"Torch Kiss" by jugolic.

olympic torch relay toronto

"Pride of a nation in palm of your hand" by Karan Makvandi.

olympic torch relay toronto

untitled by willy_chan88.

Olympic Torch Relay Toronto

"2010 Winter Olympics Torch Relay -- Richmond Hill" by _aron.

Olympic Torch Relay Toronto

"Run With It" by bikeroo.

Olympic Torch Relay Toronto

"Torch Runner Dave" by pic_snapper.

Olympic Torch Relay Toronto

"Olympic Spirit" by See You, Jimmy.

Did you endure the cold and join in on the celebrations? Want your photos to appear in the slideshow below? Simply tag your Flickr photo with: blogto_torontotorch_2009 and it should automatically appear in the collection.

And there was a little bit of rain on the parade, in the form of a small but loud protest that managed to force diversion of the icon from its planned route.


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