All this week we're looking at the legacy of the London Olympics one year on, and asking whether its main aims are being achieved.
One of its commitments was to inspire more people to volunteer.
A recent survey found that almost half of Londoners were inspired by the Games to volunteer for the first time, or more often.
Simon Harris has been to meet one of last year's gamesmakers, to find out if he's still giving up his time to help others.
Max Whitlock's medal-winning performance last summer single-handedly turned his club into an Olympics legacy success story.
The economic benefits of hosting the Olympics have already outweighed the costs it was claimed today.