Our Greatest Olympic Team to parade through London

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As the whole country celebrates Team GB’s biggest medal haul for over 100 years, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson in conjunction with the British Olympic Association and the British Paralympic Association has confirmed that the British athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are to be honoured with a parade through the streets of the capital.

Called Our Greatest Team and bringing together TeamGB and ParalympicsGB athletes, the parade will take place on Monday, September 10. It is set to begin at Mansion House in the City of London and finish in central London.

Andy Hunt, Team GB Chef de Mission and chief executive of the British Olympic Association, said: “The parade of Our Greatest Team on September 10th will provide an opportunity for the nation to recognise and celebrate the special achievements of this unique group of athletes, and importantly, for the members of Team GB to show their appreciation and gratitude for the inspirational support they have received from the Great British public throughout the London 2012 Games.”

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