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The ten best pictures of Sweden's Olympic stars

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The ten best pictures of Sweden's Olympic stars
Sweden's football silver medallists. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT
11:24 CEST+02:00
The Local's favourite snaps (and a video) of Sweden's Olympic champions celebrating at a big homecoming party in Stockholm.

Sweden won 11 medals in Brazil in total: two gold, six silver and three bronze.

Some of the winners were cheered at a big party in the Kungsträdgården park in central Stockholm on Sunday. Check out our ten favourite pictures from the celebrations here.

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Sweden's 2016 Olympic medals

Gold: Sarah Sjöström, Swimming, Women's 100m butterfly

Gold: Jenny Rissveds, Cycling, Women's cross-country

Silver: Emma Johansson, Cycling, Women's road race

Silver: Sarah Sjöström, Swimming, Women's 200m freestyle

Silver: Marcus Svensson, Shooting, Men's skeet

Silver: Henrik Stenson, Golf, Men's individual

Silver: Peder Fredricson, Equestrian, Individual jumping

Silver: Sweden women's national football team

Bronze: Sarah Sjöström, Swimming, Women's 100m freestyle

Bronze: Jenny Fransson, Wrestling, Women's – 69kg

Bronze: Sofia Mattsson, Wrestling, Women's – 53kg

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