Olympian Louis Smith, who scooped silver on the pommel horse at London 2012, has described being awarded the MBE as the proudest moment of his life.
The gymnast, who also won a bronze in the men's team competition at the London Games, trains in Basildon in Essex.
Here's how London Tonight reported on the opening of the Europa Gym back in March.
A Crayford couple has been singled out for praise by London's Olympic supremo, Lord Coe, for their work creating generations of athletes.
Len and Yvonne Arnold are so highly regarded, their gym in Crayford was made an official training venue for Olympic and Paralympic volleyball teams.
Lord Coe has thanked a couple who sold their home to pay for an Olympic-standard gym in south-east London.
Speaking to the Conservative Party Conference, he was naming some of the inspirational people he met in the lead up to the games.