Share this on:
 E-mail
9,312
VIEWS
4
COMMENTS
 
SHARES
About this iReport
  • Approved for CNN

  • Click to view TanyaLN22's profile
    Posted July 9, 2012 by
    TanyaLN22
    Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    What do the Paralympics mean to you?

    TanyaLN22 and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: London 2012 Olympics
    More from TanyaLN22

    American carries the Olympic flame through Cambridge, UK

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     TanyaLN22 was thrilled to be a torch bearer for the 2012 Olympics in Cambridge last Saturday. Her boyfriend nominated her to carry the torch because of her work on global citizenship at Cambridge university and of dual US and British citizenship. She said she felt "thrilled and honored" to be chosen and wanted to share the video with the iReport community. "I'm so excited to have the Olympics in London," she said. "It's a fantastic showcase of all the country's talents and it's a great moment to promote global citizenship with people from all around the world!" Her proud father, needless to say, was behind the camera!
    - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer

    Tanya Lubicz-Nawrocka (26) was an official London 2012 Olympic Torchbearer who carried the flame through Cambridge, UK on Saturday during day 50 of the Olympic Torch Relay. Originally from Boston, Tanya has volunteered with and worked for various educational nonprofit organizations in the US and in the UK. Tanya was nominated to carry the Olympic torch for her academic work at Cambridge University to promote global citizenship and develop inclusive communities. She was honored to carry the Olympic flame and pass it to others in the Olympic Torch Relay who were inspirational volunteers, those who had overcome adversity, and former Olympic athletes.

    What do you think of this story?

    Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.
    Be and editor! Choose an option below:
      Awesome! Put this on TV! Almost! Needs work. This submission violates iReport's community guidelines.

    Comments

    Log in to comment

    iReport welcomes a lively discussion, so comments on iReports are not pre-screened before they post. See the iReport community guidelines for details about content that is not welcome on iReport.

    Add your Story Add your Story