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Special Olympics skier celebrates bronze bonanza - full report by Chris Halpin

A Special Olympic Skier from Worcestershire has returned home from the World Winter Games with two bronze medals.

Clare Lines, who's 29, was successful in the Slalom and the Super G events.

The games are held every four years and give people with learning disabilities the chance to compete on the world stage.

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Special Olympic skier celebrates double bronze win

Clare Lines being welcomed home by her ski supplier Clive McGoughlin Credit: ITV Central

A Special Olympic Skier from Worcestershire has returned home from the World Winter Games with two bronze medals.

Clare Lines, who's 29 and from Redditch, was successful in the Slalom and the Super G events.

The games are held every four years and give people with intellectual disabilities the chance to compete on the world stage.

Clare's two bronze medals from the Special Olympics World Winter Games Credit: ITV Central
Clare being fitted with new ski boots Credit: ITV Central

Special Olympic skier returns from Winter Games with two bronze medals

Special Olympian Clare Lines from Redditch (back row 2nd from left) returns to England Credit: ITV News Central

A Special Olympic skier from Redditch has won two bronze medals at the Winter Games in South Korea.

Clare Lines flew back to Heathrow today with the rest of the Great Britain team.

Between them they picked up 13 medals, including six gold, four silver and three bronze.

The World Winter Games in South Korea took place in PyeongChang, from 26th January to 6th February.

2,800 athletes from 100 nations took part.

Special Olympians prepare for 11-hour flight to South Korea

Clare Lines from Redditch, Worcestershire, and team member Elizabeth Allen Credit: ITV News Central
Clare Lines with VIP competitor pass at airport Credit: ITV News Central

The Special Olympic ski team, including Clare Lines from Redditch in Worcestershire, fly out to South Korea today to take part in the Winter Games in PyeongChang.

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