Two more of the region's athletes start their Olympic campaign today.
Laura Trott of Harlow, goes in the heats of the women's team pursuit, while Milton Keynes athlete Greg Rutherford bids to qualify for the final of the men's long jump.
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.