Andrew Osagie from Harlow stormed through to the final of the 800 metres - the first British man to do so in 20 years. He'll be hoping to mark his first Games with a medal tonight. Ben Erlam caught up with his parents outside the Olympic park.
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.