19 March 2018

ParalympicsGB PyeongChang heroes land in UK

Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe led a delighted ParalympicsGB team back to the UK today after a record-breaking Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.

The team had their most successful Paralympic Winter Games with one gold, four silvers and two bronze medals.

Fitzpatrick and her guide Kehoe’s gold, in the visually impaired alpine skiing slalom, was their fourth PyeongChang medal after two silvers and a bronze.

The bling: Brett Wild, Millie Knight, Jen Kehoe and Menna Fitzpatrick

Their success capped off a brilliant few weeks for ParalympicsGB which saw the team compete in five events.

Their team-mates Millie Knight and guide Brett Wild took home a bronze and two silvers in a hugely successful performance for the alpine skiing team.

Sun shines in arrivals

Millie Knight and Brett Wild with their hat-trick of medals

After some celebrations on the flight home from South Korea, Fitzpatrick said she was looking forward to savouring the moment with friends and family.

She said: “It’s been so busy with all the racing, so I’m looking forward to relaxing and being able to celebrate with everyone because we haven’t really had the chance to do that.”

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Jen Kehoe and Menna Fitzpatrick with their four medal haul

The waiting media get their shots

Media attention: Kelly Gallagher and Gary Smith

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