Some 8,000 torch bearers are expected to be involved with the torch run for the London Olympics 2012 and the torch used is designed specifically for the run. The torch is a state-of-the-art device where it is made in a triangular form where a burner functions from the inside instead of the outside. This is where it is designed to ensure that the heat does not get to the bearer as he or she needs to hold it for a while when running. So imagine if you are holding a torch with real fire running the relay without having to feel the heat flowing through your hands.
It must be noted that during the 1940s, when there were street demonstrations, women were significantly involved. Today, Malaysia has slightly more than 32 million