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Perth Welcome Parade for the Olympians

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Everyone must be proud of the athletes. Twenty nine medals in total!!
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Each of the celebrations will feature many of the 422 Australian athletes that wore the green and gold in Rio and will give them the chance to thank the Australian puclic for their overwhelming support.
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In announcing the celebrations, the 2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said “We are thrilled the Welcome Home Celebrations are happening as we are excited to thank the Australian communities who supported our Team.
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Kudos to all that participated. Whether you won or loss you represented your country well and everyone is proud of you. There is something to be said about giving up all your time and your body to compete for your country.
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Esposito, one of many athletes to be greeted by family and friends, said she was glad Australia could watch her win the country’s first medal in the modern pentathlon and her achievement was still to hit home.
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Olympic gold medallist Chloe Esposito, who, thanks to her gold-medal performance at the Rio Games, has introduced the modern pentathlon event to Australians, told the packed crowd she has been amazed at the support she has received.
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I think everyone feels a since of pride seeing their Olympians return home!!! Great way to show the love.
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Do they go right back to training for the next Olympics or do these people have regular jobs that they must go back too?
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