Olympic Flame arrives in Athens en route to London

The Olympic Flame has arrived in Athens as it makes its way around Greece before eventually arriving in London later this summer for the 2012 Olympics.

The torch due to reach the Acropolis on Wednesday evening before being presented at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the 1896 Olympics were held, on Thursday.

There, the flame is due to be passed over to organizers of the London Games as it begins its journey around the world. A 70-day relay will be held before the flame returns to London for the start of the Games on July 27.