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Aled Sion Davies: Rio 2016 will 'go down in the books'

Paralympic gold-medallist Aled Sion Davies has told ITV Wales that Rio 2016 will "go down in the books" for British sporting success.

Aled Sion Davies won his second Paralympic gold-medal at Rio 2016 in the F42 shot-put Credit: PA Images

Davies, who won his second Paralympic gold-medal at Rio 2016 in the F42 shot-put, said the success of the summer is still "pretty surreal".

He and fellow gold-medallist Rob Davies spoke to Jonathan Hill earlier this evening on ITV's Wales at Six programme.

Watch their full interview below:

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ParalympicsGB team enjoy VIP treatment on flight home

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ParalympicsGB medal winners return to heroes' welcome

The ParalympicsGB team have begun disembarking from the airplane at Heathrow Airport to be greeted by a heroes' welcome from flag-waving fans.

Cameras were ready for the arrival of the British medal winners at Heathrow's Terminal 5. Credit: British Airways
The Paralympians sported their medals as they began the walk through the airport arrivals. Credit: British Airways

Fans of all ages have gathered to welcome the success-laden British team home from Rio 2016.

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ParalympicsGB pose for photos with BA flight crew

Natasha Baker MBE won three gold medals in Rio. Credit: British Airways

These are the latest pictures from the British Airways crew bringing ParalympicsGB home from Rio.

Gold medalists Natasha Baker MBE and Dame Sarah Storey were among those proudly posing for photos with the crew.

The flight is due to land back in the UK on Tuesday morning.

Georgie Hermitage (second right) won two gold medals in Rio. Credit: British Airways
Dame Sarah Storey won three golds in Rio - and has 14 overall. Credit: British Airways

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British Airways crew prepare to fly Paralympic team home

Members of the flight crew who will bring the team home. Credit: BA

Members of the British Airways flight crew bringing the ParalympicsGB team home have been preparing for their arrival.

Celebratory bunting has been put up in the cabin which will host the team, who won 64 gold medals in Rio.

The flight is due to land back in the UK on Tuesday morning.

Union Jack bunting has been put up in the cabin. Credit: BA

Aaron Moores takes gold in SB14 100m breaststroke

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Swansea-based athlete Aaron Moores has won gold in tonight's SB14 100m Breaststroke at the Rio Paralympics. The 22-year-old secured a silver in the backstroke at London 2012.

Welsh swimmer Aaron Moores hopes for medal at Rio

Welsh swimmer Aaron Moores will compete in the first heat of the 100m breaststroke at the Paralympic Games in Rio later today.

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If he makes it through the heats, Moores is expected to compete in the final at approximately 22:06 BST this evening, along with team-mate Scott Quin.

The 22-year-old secured a silver in the backstroke at London 2012 and is a real medal hopeful, despite failing to qualify for the final of S14 100m backstroke last week.

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Rob Davies wins ParalympicsGB's 30th gold medal

Rob Davies celebrates winning gold in Rio. Credit: PA

Table tennis ace Rob Davies has won Great Britain's 30th gold medal of the Paralympics in Rio.

Twenty-four hours after Will Bayley won Class 7 singles gold, Davies triumphed in the Class 1 final.

The wheelchair table tennis player beat South Korea's Joo Young Dae 3-1 (14-12 4-11 11-9 11-5).

The 32-year-old, who was born in Abergavenny, broke his neck while playing semi-professional rugby for Brecon in 2005 and plays with a bat strapped to his hand.

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