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Kat Copeland greets crowds from the balcony of the Tees Rowing Club in Stockton, where she trains. Hundreds turned out in the rain to wave from the riverbank below. Kat won an Olympic gold medal in the lightweight double sculls at London 2012.
Olympic gold medallist Kat Copeland arrived in a gold-plated Bentley at her rowing club in Stockton, as crowds turned out to a homecoming in her honour. She said how proud she was to be there.
Teesside's Olympic gold medallist Kat Copeland will be the guest of honour at a homecoming party in Stockton tonight.
The 21-year-old and her rowing partner Sophie Hosking took the gold in the Women's lightweight double sculls at London 2012.
The celebration for Kat is being held at Tees Rowing Club, where she trains. Members of the public are invited to the riverbank between the Princess of Wales Bridge and the Infinity Bridge.
Kat is expected to show off her gold medal from the balcony of the rowing clubhouse, overlooking the riverbank, at 6:30pm.
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Crowds turned out in the rain on Teesside to welcome home gold medallist Kat Copeland.