Dan Wallace, who grew up in Duns, has helped Team GB to a silver medal as part of the men's 4x200m freestyle relay team.
Wallace and his teammates (Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott and James Guy) have secured Team GB's first medal in the event since a bronze in 1984.
Team GB only came second to a USA side that included Michael Phelps, who has so far accumulated a total of 25 Olympic medals in his career.
Dan will be in action once again this evening as he competes in the 200m individual medley heats, scheduled for 6:19pm.
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Carlisle hammer thrower Nick Miller has been named in Great Britain's Rio Olympics team.
The 23-year-old, who won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, suffered a back injury several weeks ago and feared his Olympic dream would be over.
But after fighting back and with recovery going well he has secured a place on the plane to Brazil.
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave is taking to the water on Windermere.
It's fifteen years since the rower won his last Olympic gold and today he's marking the anniversary by taking part in a triathlon to raise money for Cancer Research UK and local mountain rescue teams.
Olympic long-jumper Chris Tomlinson has been in Carlisle this morning teaching the tricks of his trade to pupils at Upperby Primary School.
The 33-year-old has been a frequent visitor to the county this year.
The former British record holder attended the Cumbria School Games in Penrith and Carlisle.
Our region's Olympic medal winning curlers are due to arrive back in the region. Anna Sloane and Clair Hamilton from Lockerbie and Vicki Adams from Stranraer took bronze, while Lockerbie's David Murdoch took the silver in the men's. They are due to fly back into the UK tomorrow.
An Olympic gold medallist will be in Carlisle today. Etienne Stott, who won the men's canoe doubles with his partner Tim Baillie, will visit Carlisle Mail Centre as workers gear up for their busiest period of the year.
The launch of a new sports scheme in Cumbria has been welcomed as an initiative to get more local people to stay active and get involved in sports.
Bruce Lawson from Active Cumbria says that through the scheme and local events, it will help attract as many young people as possible to keep fit and have fun.
A new project aimed at getting more people playing sport has been launched in Cumbria.
Two hundred thousand pounds of lottery money will help run the scheme which is part of the legacy of the London 2012 games. It was a promise made by Lord Coe in the wake of the Olympics, a chance for more teenagers and young adults to participate more in sport.
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