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Thousands line streets of Kent for Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold

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Lizzy Yarnold has been given a hero's welcome on an open top bus tour of Sevenoaks and surrounding towns.

The double Olympic gold medallist, who's based in Southampton, has been on a victory tour through West Kent, the area where she was brought up.

Thousands lined the streets, including school children from various schools, to welcome Lizzy who struck gold in the Skeleton in the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

It was Lizzy Yarnold's second victory tour, after winning Gold in 2014 and 2018 in the Winter Olympics.

Tom Savvides talks to Lizzy Yarnold on her victory parade. Watch the full report here:

Lizzy Yarnold says how much fun it is to see people cheer and having a good time:

Proud parents of Lizzy, Clive and Judith say how exciting it is to be on an open top bus tour for the second time:

Lizzy came off the bus to talk to students in Kent about her Olympic victory and to try and inspire them to be the next generation of athletes: