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ParalympicsGB team return to heroes' welcome

Members of the ParalympicsGB team have been greeted by flag-waving fans at Heathrow Airport after their hugely successful Rio Games.

The team, which won 64 gold medals, sported their medals as they touched down in London to the heroes' welcome.

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Queen issues praise as ParalympicsGB heroes fly home

The Queen has offered her "warmest congratulations" to Britain's Paralympic athletes for a "magnificent performance" at Rio 2016.

Melissa Reid earned a big hug after arriving at Heathrow Airport. Credit: PA

The Rio Games saw ParalympicsGB win 64 golds, the most by a British team since 1988, and a total of 147 medals.

Kadeena Cox was greeted by members of her family at Terminal 5. Credit: PA

"The magnificent performance of ParalympicsGB this year reflects the talent and commitment of the athletes and their support teams," Her Majesty said.

Pam Relph enjoyed an animal reunion. Credit: PA

"I send my good wishes to all those who have contributed to the success of these memorable Games."

David Weir was welcomed by his family, including his newborn son Lenny. Credit: PA

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