The Meridian news team is championing athletes from the South and South East on Day 11 of the Olympic Games.
For Lisa Dobriskey, from Ashford, simply being at the Olympic stadium for today's 1500 metres is an amazing achievement.
Tim Brabants, from Surrey, has just got through to the semi-final of the 1,000m canoe at Eton Dorney - ready to defend his Olympic crown.
All three of Britain's women's 1,500m runners advanced to the semi-finals today.
World Championship silver medallist Hannah England, from Oxford, always looked well placed in her heat.
England, whose build-up has been hampered by a spiked Achilles tendon, came home fifth in 4:05.73.
Months after being diagnosed with potentially fatal blood clots on her lungs and told to give up on the Olympics, Lisa Dobriskey , from Ashford, showed she was getting back to her best by winning a slow heat in 4:13.32.
Laura Weightman, who is trained by former world record holder Steve Cram, finished sixth in the third heat in 4:07.29
The USA Olympic BMX team took some time to practice in Kent at the weekend, visiting the Cyclopark in Gravesend.
The pre-Olympic taster session featured the four-man team that will be facing Team GB over the next few days.
To win gold medals our Olympic canoeists and kayakers have had take to the water in all weathers. Team GB came up with a unique solution to test their techniques before the main competition at Eton Dorney in Berkshire began this morning. Hannah Green reports.
Lisa Dobriskey, from Ashford, has also made it into the 1,500 semi-finals, where she'll meet Hannah England from Oxford. She finished strongly in heat two and won in the last few feet.
Oxford's Hannah England is through to the final of the Olympic 1500m semi-final. She came fifth in the first heat, with two heats left to come. Lisa Dobriskey, from Ashford will run next...
Team GB Men's hockey captain, Barry Middleton who plays for East Grinstead Hockey Club said 'It is a great honour to have been selected in Team GB for my third Olympic Games. I am very proud that I will have the chance to experience a home Olympics with the amazing support of the British crowd.
"We have an amazing group of guys who have put themselves through so much pain in search of a dream we all share. We will be giving our all to achieve this dream while providing a lot of excitement at the same time.
"I look forward to stepping on the pitch in London and hearing that Great British crowd getting behind us.”
While fellow Team GB member Ashley Jackson from Tunbridge Wells, who also plays for the East Grinstead Hockey Club said:
“I'm very happy to be selected for the Olympics. Ever since we played the Test Event in front of a home crowd it's been very exciting to imagine how great the home support will be this summer.
"It has been a long, long few years of training and many highs and lows during that period but I'm feeling very confident about our chances over the summer. We have a very talented group of players through 1 to 27 and it's a real shame that only 16 places are available.”
*OLYMPICS FACT: *Men’s hockey was first introduced at the 1908 London Games. Great Britain have won gold in 1908, 1920 and in 1988.