Tonight thousands lined the streets to welcome Olympic Silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead back to her home town. Huge downpours in Otley subsided just in time for the crowds - who had been inspired to saddle up themselves - to parade with Lizzie. Helen Steel reports.
Hundreds lined the streets of Otley to welcome Lizzie Armitstead after her Olympic cycling glory.
A procession of cyclists has welcomed home Olympic medallist Lizzie Armitstead.Read the full story ›
Lizzie Armitstead will be onboard this open-top bus in Otley as the town welcomes her home - and congratulates the cyclist on her Olympic silver medal.
The Olympic celebrations continue as Otley prepares to welcome home Lizzie Armitstead. The 23-year-old cyclist picked up silver at the London games - the first medal for team GB. She'll lead an open top bus parade through the town this evening - before a civic presentation in her honour.
Otley's Lizzie Armitstead has been back on her bike just three days after winning silver in the women's road race.
The 23-year-old began her time trial just before 1 o'clock this afternoon and back home in Otley family members, including her grandad Ray Dunn, were glued to the television.
Sadly she couldn't repeat her heroics of Sunday afternoon, finishing in a time of 39 minutes, 26 seconds, well outside the medals in 9th.
Friends gather to watch Lizzie's parents' appearance on Daybreak.
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