West Mersea medal winer Saskia Clark says she has mixed feelings over her Olympic achievement.
The sailor said she is still disappointed not to have won the gold, but is sure the achievement of winning silver will sink in soon.
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.