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Sochi medallist Jenny Jones on board her victory bus

Jenny Jones at the start of her victory bus tour - that union flag will have to withstand a lot of waving Credit: ITV News/Matthias Kurth

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.

Jenny's bobble hat is clearly more suited to the slopes of Sochi than sunny Downend Credit: ITV News/Matthias Kurth
Jenny Jones is clearly chuffed to bits to be honoured by her home city Credit: ITV News/Matthias Kurth

Jenny Jones celebration bus tour today

Jennmy Jones will be honoured in Bristol today Credit: ITV News West Country

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

. M32

. 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.


Team GB Sochi Olympics medal winners at Number 10

Prime Minister David Cameron has met the Team GB medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics during a reception at 10 Downing Street in London.

Bristol's Jenny Jones, who won a bronze medal in Slopestyle and Bath's Lizzy Yarnold who took gold in the Skeleton, were among them.

Jenny Jones and Lizzy Yarnold were among the Team GB medal winners at Downing Street. Credit: ITV

Yarnold takes centre stage on Sochi return

Lizzie became the 4th consecutive GB member to win a medal in the skeleton Credit: ITV News West Country

The media were out in force along with family and friends to welcome home Team GB from their most successful winter Olympics since it the games began in Chamonix in 1924.

Bath's Lizzie Yarnold who took gold in the skeleton was first through the arrivals gate before being joined by fellow medalists and team mates. At the press conference a short time later it was clear to see how much gold meant to Lizzie.

Lizzie was keeping a tight grip on her gold medal Credit: ITV News West Country
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