Team England have arrived from the Gold Coast after touching down at Heathrow Airport earlier this morning.

The first of many Team England athlete flights touched down into Heathrow Terminal 4 this morning at 7.30am after flying aboard Etihad’s flagship A380 aircraft from Brisbane via Abu Dhabi.

The flight included a number of Team England’s gold medallists, including gymnasts Alice Kinsella, Georgia-Mae Fenton, Dom Cunningham, James Hall and Courtney Tulloch, swimming champions James Wilby, Aimee Willmott and Adam Peaty as well as para-powerlifting star Ali Jawad.

Ali Jawad, Zoe Newson & Harry Aikines-Aryeetey pose with Etihad cabin crew

James Hall, Dom Cunningham & Courtney Tulloch in Heathrow arrivals hall