Graham Cooper is pictured when it was announced he would be one of the Olympic torch runners. He is holding a mock-up torch. See MASONS story MNTORCH; A vile paedophile has been told he faces jail after his victim saw him carrying the Olympic torch in the historic London 2012 relay – more than 30 years after his reign of terror. Graham Cooper, 69, had developed a reputation as a respected member of the community after opening a butchers in the rural village of Aldington, Kent. His charity work and time at the local church saw him nominated by his wife of forty years, Sylvia, 62, to participate in the Olympic torch relay in July last year. The amateur photographer appeared on television carrying the Olympic flame aloft – but his greatest moment would prove to be his downfall.