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Manchester revels in gold rush with Olympic-Paralympic homecoming parade

The homecoming parade to celebrate the success of Team GB's Olympic and Paralympic athletes will take place in Manchester.

The Prime Minister Theresa May said it will be a celebration "fit for heroes."

So far, Team GB has secured 24 gold medals at the Games in Rio - bringing the medal haul to 58 in what has been a highly successful campaign.


Team GB hockey captain: Manchester parade will be "epic"

Team GB women's hockey team celebrate winning gold in the field hockey final, beating defending champions the Netherlands on penalties. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Team GB women's hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh, from Manchester, says the city will be packed out for the Olympic-Paralympic homecoming parade in October.

The parade was announced on Saturday by the Prime Minister Theresa May who said it will be a celebration "fit for heroes".

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