SLIDESHOW: Olympic torch at Pevensey Bay

HUNDREDS of spectators cheered the Olympic torch through Pevensey Bay yesterday, July 17.

Six torchbearers took it in turns to take the torch from Castle Drive, along the A259 Eastbourne Road and into the High Street.

Pevensey Olympic torch relay

Pevensey Olympic torch relay

The route then went down Wallsend Road, and crossed the railway crossing to the finishing point.

Vicki Lamberton from Hailsham was amongst the runners as well as Derek Mepham from Heathfield.

The torch run was scheduled to start at 4.41pm but there was a slight delay.

Other runners were Tristan Stephens from St Leonards, Martin Wolf from Ratingen; Jill Doddington from Bolney, and Sara Baaken from Frankfurt.