During the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, spectators and athletes alike were treated to an incredible display.
Some amazing photos
of the event can be viewed on the Telegraph website.
were just part of the spectacular culmination of Danny Boyle's opening ceremony which included the best-kept secret of the night, the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron
, which was ignited by seven young British athletes, each personally nominated by one of the country’s greatest Olympians.