Wretch 32 Kicks Off Olympic Torch Relay Finale Gig In Hyde Park

26 July 2012, 15:07

The 'Traktor' rapper was among the early performers at the event in London.

Wretch 32 has kicked off a concert top mark the Olympic Torch Relay Finale presented by Coca-Cola in London's Hyde Park.

The 'Traktor' star delighted fans with a hit-filled set on the huge outdoor stage earlier today (26th July).

Fans have been enjoying soaring temperatures of 30 degrees at the gig, which marks the official climax to the Olympic Torch Relay and will later see a headline performance from Dizzee Rascal.

Taking to the stage at 2:45pm, Wretch showed he was ready for action in a bright red vest and shorts. The rapper bounced around the stage as he unleashed hits including 'Traktor', 'Don't Go' and 'Unorthodox'.

He had earlier told Capital that he was thrilled to be taking part in the event on the eve of the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday (27th July).

Wretch 32 chats to Capital FM ahead of his performance at the Olympic Torch Relay Finale presented by Coca-Cola: (picture: Andy Squire)

An audience of 80,000 people will later see performances from headliner Dizzee Rascal, as well as The Wanted, Rizzle Kicks and Mark Ronson and Katy B.

As well as live performances, the event will also celebrate the 8,000 torchbearers who have carried the Olympic Flame on its 70-day journey around the UK.

This will include the Coca-Cola Future Flames - a group of people who have done inspiring work in their local communities around the country.

Keep it Capital for all the latest action, including news, pictures and interviews, from Hyde Park as we come live from the Olympic Torch Relay Finale.

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