Judo Olympic medallist Gemma Gibbins posts photo of Buckingham Palace toilet

Gibbons hopes to escape trouble for Palace pic
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Judo Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbins says that she hopes she doesn't get into trouble for posting a photo of the toilets in Buckingham Palace.

Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons has claimed that she is hoping to stay out of trouble after tweeting a photo of a toilet in Buckingham Palace.

Gibbons attended a reception hosted by the Queen this week and the judo Olympian shared a photo of the restroom with 29,000 followers, despite rules stating that no phones are allowed.

The 25-year-old accompanied the photo with a message saying: "Met the queen today, she has very posh toilets! #howtheroyalspee"

She later told the Daily Mail: "I was delighted to have received an invitation to the palace and even managed to exchange a few words with the Queen.

"I couldn't believe what [the toilets] were like when I saw them. There was carpet in them for a start. I have never seen anything so posh. I just took one look at them and thought 'oh, what the hell' and took a picture.

"I tweeted it without thinking, really, and I really hope that I'm not in trouble. It was such a lovely event that I wouldn't want to end up in the Tower."

Meanwhile, Team GB rower Alex Partridge and hockey player Hannah Macleod are believed to have had their medals stolen following the event.

Alex Partridge with his medal
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