Great Britain's Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie have won Olympic gold in the two-man canoe slalom. Britain's David Florence and Richard Hounslow won the silver medal.
Olympic medal winners from the East have been welcomed back to the region
Some of the region's Olympians have been immortalised in Lego.
Olympic bronze medal winning hockey player, Chloe Rogers from Great Dunmow, returns to Essex.