Jenny Jones, who won bronze at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, has been welcomed home to Bristol and South Gloucestershire
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Our Sports Correspondent is on board the open-top bus which is about to take Jenny Jones on a victory tour of Bristol, to celebrate the Bristolian's bronze medal at the Winter Olympics. Matthias Kurth took a few pictures of the star before the parade got underway.
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Winter Olympic medallist Jenny Jones will take an open top bus tour from Downend to Bristol's City Hall this afternoon through South Gloucestershire and Bristol.
The snowboarder became the first Brit to win a medal on snow when she won bronze in the slopestyle in Sochi. The tour will start in Downend and finish at City Hall.
The open-top bus route will be as follows:
. Downend School leaves at 4pm
. Westerleigh Road
. Cleeve Road
. Downend Road
. Fishponds Road
. Bond Street
. James Barton Roundabout
. Rupert Street
. Past Hippodrome on The Centre
. College Green/Park Street at approximately 5pm
The bus party will then make their way to City Hall and the Civic Reception will follow.
Bristol have gone 7 points clear at the top of the Championship after a thrilling bonus point win at Rotherham.
Tries from Ross Rennie, Ben Mosses (2) and Nick Koster, plus 14 points from the boot of Nicky Robinson earned the win at Clifton Lane.