Plymouth’s Commonwealth Games medallists Tom Daley, Katherine Endacott, Antony James and Natalie Melmore are to receive a heroes’ welcome home on Tuesday, October 26.
Crowds are expected to line city centre streets to welcome home the gold, silver and bronze medal-winning athletes following their success at the Games in Delhi.
Lord Mayor of Plymouth Councillor Mary Aspinall will host a civic reception, where she will present each athlete with a memento of their achievements on behalf of the city. Close family members have been invited to the reception along with the athletes’ coaches.
The athletes will then be driven along Royal Parade in an open top bus. The bus will leave the Council House at around 12.50pm and arrive at the Armada Way Piazza at around 1.10pm.
The BBC will show highlights from the Commonwealth Games on the Big Screen from 12.30pm and when they arrive, the athletes will talk to local television presenter and sports reporter Natalie Cornah on stage about their winning performances. The event is expected to finish at 1.45pm.
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