Essex sailor Saskia Clark was back to show off her silver medal. Saskia, who's from West Mersea, took part in today's Mersea Carnival. Hannah Pettifer reports.
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Hundreds turned out to welcome gymnast Louis Smith back to the Huntingdon Gym Club.
Louis, who won a silver and a bronze in the Olympics, was visiting the gym where he trains before heading to Peterborough for an open-top bus ride.
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Olympic bronze medallist Chloe Rogers says she hopes the success of Great Britain's Women's Hockey team will inspire more young people to get into the game.
Rogers was back in her home county of Essex last night, at the club where she first broke into the national team.
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Team GB's Olympic sailors - including Saskia Clarke and Nick Dempsey who are from the East - have taken part in an open-top bus parade through Weymouth and Portland.
Team GB Olympian Goldie Sayers has tweeted her thanks about the dozens of emails of support she has received following her Olympic disappointment.
The Newmarket javelin athlete tweeted: "Can't stop crying at all the amazing msgs from complete strangers".
Goldie failed to qualify for the Olympic javelin final because of an elbow injury.
The double Olympic medal winner Max Whitlock was greeted by cheering crowds as he returned to his Essex raining base.
The Hemel Hempstead gymnast returned to the South Essex Gymnastics Club in Basildon to show off his two bronze medals.
Max, who won in both the team gymnastics event and in the individual pommel horse, said his achievements were still sinking in.
Peterborough City Council have announced plans to welcome Olympic silver medallist back home.
The Olympic silver and bronze medal winner will be given an open top bus parade around the city on Saturday.
The event starts at 1.30pm outside the Town Hall.