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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