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Cauldron lighting letdown
Big disappointment that Roger Bannister did not light the cauldron and even bigger disappointment it wasn't any British athlete of note.

I understand what they were going for with the kids but I feel like the cauldron lighting is the part of the ceremony that is most a celebration of host nation's athletic history. This was a celebration of what maybe, could be its future. Seemed like the crowd responded with a collective "ehh" while the lighting usually gets among the loudest cheers of all.

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