Manchester welcomes the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic heroes with a massive victory parade
Great Britain's Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic heroes were welcomed home with a massive victory parade in Manchester on Monday 17th October 2016. More than 150,000 people braved the rain to line the parade route waving flags and signs.
The stars took an open-top bus through the centre of Manchester to celebrate their record-breaking performances at Rio 2016. At the end the athletes walked out onto the stage in Albert Square.
On track for success - Jessica Ennis-Hill, Asha Philip, Louise Bloor and Anyika Onuora posed during the Rio 2016 Victory Parade
Stars including Jessica Ennis-Hill, Max Whitlock, and Ellie Simmonds are justsome of the athletes that took part.
Team GB Olympic athletes won 67 medals in Rio. Boxer, Nicola Adams poses with her gold medal
The Paralympians won 147 medals in Rio, winning 27 more than they did in 2012. Paralympic Superstars Kadeena Kox and Sarah Storey had a blast!
The Manchester rain couldn't dampen the mood for Aled Davies, Jonnie Peacock and Julie Rogers
Even the Prime Minister Theresa May got in on the selfie action! Did Lutalo Mohammed tell her to say "Cheese"?
Rebecca Ferguson and Kaiser Chiefs performed live to the crowds at the end of the parade.