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.
A diver from Berkshire has qualified to take part in Tuesday's mens' three metre springboard semi-final.
Chris Mears from Burghfield near Reading, finished in 18th place on Monday night with a score of 436.05. He is a member of the Southampton Diving Academy.
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...