Team GB Olympic champions walked the gold carpet as they came together at the Olympic Ball last night.
But the night was tinged with disappointment for Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownlee, who admitted he was sad not to have made the shortlist for the Sports Personality of the Year award.
Diver Tom Daley said he would love the winner to be one of the three Paralympians nominated.
Speaking on the glittering gold carpet outside the Grosvenor Park hotel in central London at the Olympic Ball, the 18-year-old said:
Victoria Pendleton, another 2012 gold medal winner, said she was not surprised to be left off the list, despite being commended by the selector's panel.
The cyclist, who was voted off BBC dance competition Strictly Come Dancing last week, said:
Speaking at the Olympic Ball, Lord Coe hailed Team GB for inspiring the nation during the the Games.