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In pictures: Gold medal celebrations

Nicole Cooke took first place in a gruelling race in Beijing

Nicole Cooke took first place in a gruelling race in Beijing

An impromptu party was arranged at a pub in Nicole Cooke's home village

An impromptu party was arranged at a pub in Nicole Cooke's home village

The gold medal was the first one won by Team GB in the 2008 Olympic games

The gold medal was the first one won by Team GB in the 2008 Olympic games

Flags were put up inside the Lamb and Flag pub to celebrate her win

Flags were put up inside the Lamb and Flag pub to celebrate her win

The gold medal was the first won by a Welsh Olympian since 1972

The gold medal was the first won by a Welsh Olympian since 1972

Denise and Tony Cooke were overjoyed at their daughter's win

Denise and Tony Cooke were overjoyed at their daughter's win

The medal was the 200th Olympic gold by a British athlete

The medal was the 200th Olympic gold by a British athlete

Denise and Tony Cooke celebrated their daughter's gold medal surrounded by family and friends

Denise and Tony Cooke celebrated their daughter's gold medal surrounded by family and friends



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