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Team GB's Sailors Given A Heroes Welcome

Team GB

9:23am 16th August 2012
(Updated 1:46pm 16th August 2012)

Thousands of people turned out yesterday in Weymouth and Portland to give a rapturous reception to Team GB's sailing heroes.

An open top bus with the Athletes on board wound its way to Portland Heights where there were cheers from the crowds at the sight of the Olympians and their medals.

The bus then made its way back to Weymouth and travelled along the Carnival Route before the procession, waved on by a jubilant audience.

On board the bus four time Gold Medalist Ben Ainlsie spoke to Wessex FM:


We also spoke to Silver Medalist Nick Dempsey who's made Portland his home:


The open top bus parade was one of the main highlights to Carnival Day in Weymouth.

Wessex FM was at the crowning of the Carnival Queen - here's the moment Elysia Munday was named the winner.

Elysia 1


X Factors' Andy Abraham was one of the stars of this year's Weymouth Carnival.

Here's what happened when Wessex FM caught up with him for a chat.

Andy Abraham 3





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