Scottish athlete Katherine Grainger won the double sculls with Anna Watkins at London 2012.
Speaking ahead of today's victory parade in Scotland, she said: "I don't get back to Glasgow enough. it's my home town, it's lovely to come home and celebrate with the people who have supported us all along."
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