Thousands turn out to cheer games heroes
The streets of London were packed yesterday, with hundreds of thousands of well-wishers turning out to cheer Britain’s sporting heroes as the “golden summer” came to a close.
Olympics and Paralympics stars including Jessica Ennis, Sir Chris Hoy, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock proudly wore their medals as they waved to fans from open-top floats which wound their way through streets full of fans.
Around 800 athletes took part in The Greatest Team Parade following the Paralympics closing ceremony on Sunday.
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