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Adam Peaty to be welcomed home with open top bus parade

He took gold in the 100 metres breaststroke and silver in the 4x100m medley relay. Credit: PA Images

Uttoxeter’s Olympic Gold medallist Adam Peaty will receive an open top bus tour in his home town to share his celebrations with local residents.

Uttoxeter Town Council, together with Adam and his parents, Mark and Caroline Peaty have announced the tour will take place on Saturday 1st October 2016.

Everyone is invited to line the streets waving their flags in celebration to commemorate his achievements at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Adam Peaty's family and friends watched the race in the early hours back in the UK. Credit: ITV News Central

The Mayor of Uttoxeter will present Adam with a leather bound ‘Book of Pride’ from the very proud residents of Uttoxeter and its surrounding areas.

The Town Mayor of Uttoxeter, Councillor Alan Noyes has praised the swimmers achievements saying he's a "true inspiration and a wonderful ambassador for Uttoxeter."

Further details on the route and timings of the open bus tour shall be determined and announced at a later date.