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In Pictures: Olympic medal-winning rowers given heroes' welcome in Coleraine

Northern Ireland's Olympic medal-winning rowers have made a triumphant return to their hometown of Coleraine.

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Peter and Richard Chambers - who took silver in the lightweight fours - and single sculls bronze medallist Alan Campbell were cheered by crowds at Bann Rowing Club where they honed their skills.

In total, Northern Ireland athletes took home five medals from the London Olympics. Yesterday, bronze medal-winning boxers Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan were hailed by thousands as they took an open-top bus ride through Belfast city centre.

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