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London 2012: Parade to celebrate Olympics and Paralympics

10 September 2012 Last updated at 12:38 BST

British stars of the Olympics and Paralympics are due to celebrate their success during a victory parade through the streets of central London later.

Twenty-one floats will carry around 800 athletes through London, from Mansion House to Buckingham Palace.

The final part of the parade, through the Mall, will be a ticketed event, for athletes' friends, family and support staff, as well as many of the Games Maker volunteers.

Sally Nugent reports.