Ellie Simmonds makes home town tour of Walsall
8 October 2012 Last updated at 14:28 BST
Paralympic double gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds has been taking a tour of her hometown Walsall, on an open-topped bus.
The 17-year-old officially opened a swimming pool which has been named after her at Cooper and Jordan C of E School, where she used to be a pupil, before the bus took her to Walsall town hall.
Ben Ando reports.