Team GB Olympian Goldie Sayers has tweeted her thanks about the dozens of emails of support she has received following her Olympic disappointment.
The Newmarket javelin athlete tweeted: "Can't stop crying at all the amazing msgs from complete strangers".
Goldie failed to qualify for the Olympic javelin final because of an elbow injury.
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.