Olympians head home from Stansted

With the curtain falling on the London Olympic Games last night, athletes have begun to head home.

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Last Olympic champ jets out of Stansted

Athletes check their luggage before heading home Credit: Martin Stew, ITV Anglia
Checking in at Stansted Credit: Martin Stew, ITV Anglia

The last Gold medallist of London 2012 headed out of Stansted on Ryanair along with 34 of her Lithuanian team mates.

Laura Asadauskaite, took Gold in the Modern Pentathlon, in the last event of the Olympic Games.

But having got used to life in the Olympic village, it was back to earth with a bump as the athletes checked in their own luggage before embarking on their two hour and 20 minute flight home.

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