Etienne Stott from Bedford who won Gold, alongside his partner Tim Baillie in the two man canoe slalom.
The 33-year-old learnt his skills at the canoe club in his home town and returned there tonight. Neil Bradford was there.
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.