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Victory parade for golden girl

Golden girl Jessica-Jane Applegate Credit: PA

Gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate will celebrate her Paralympic Games victory with a parade through Great Yarmouth this morning.

The 16-year-old from Belton in Norfolk set a Paralympic record in the women's S14 200m freestyle final.

The celebration parade will begin from Yarmouth's town hall at 9.55am and will be followed by a civic reception and balcony appearance.

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