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Snowboarding star Aimee Fuller having a real ball in London

Aimee Fuller arrives for the Team GB Ball
Aimee Fuller arrives for the Team GB Ball

By PA Sport Staff

Olympic snowboarder Aimee Fuller kept it cool in black as she attended the Team GB ball in London last night.

The Co Down athlete was there to see Kelly Sotherton receive her heptathlon bronze medal from the Beijing Olympics.

Sotherton finished fifth in Beijing 10 years ago but subsequent disqualifications for Ukraine's Lyudmila Blonska and Russia's Tatyana Chernova for doping offences have seen Sotherton awarded her third Olympic bronze medal.

Sotherton said finally receiving her medal was "a bitter-sweet moment".

"But I think having everybody there who knows what I've been through, it was even more of an emotional one," she added. "I hope this issue is gaining greater recognition."

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