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In Pictures: Olympic bronze medallists Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan given huge welcome on return to Belfast

Crowds turned out in Belfast this afternoon as Olympic bronze boxers Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan were driven through the city centre on an open-top bus.

Barnes (25) became the first Irish boxer to win medals at successive Olympics while Conlan (20), who is a member of west Belfast's St John Bosco club, won his first medal on his Olympic debut.

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