Over the past year Meridian Tonight has been profiling athletes who will be going for gold in the Paralympic Games. As the South prepares for the opening celebrations Penny Silvester reports on Team GB's medal prospects.
Penny Silvester spoke to Tom Aggar Paralympic rower, Lucy Shuker Paralympic wheelchair tennis player, Barry Bowden GB's boccia coach and cos Lily Van Den Broeke.
Huge crowds have gathered in Henley-on-Thames to greet the British Olympics rowers.
Thousands joined the celebrations in the hope of catching a glimpse of the athletes, as they headed up river and then through the town on an open top bus.
Juliette Fletcher spoke to Mark Hunter Silver Medallist, Anna Watkins Gold Medallist and Alex Gregory Gold Medallist.
Hundreds of people have lined the streets of Henley-on-Thames to celebrate the Olympic rowers medal success. 21 rowers who are connected to the town took part in the games with 12 bringing home medals.
Double olympic gold medallist Tom James has described the town of Henley as "awesome" as hundreds of people are lining the streets to greet athletes on an open top bus tour.
Crowds are lining the streets of Henley-on-Thames to celebrate Team GB's success in the Rowing events at London 2012.
The home of British rowing Henley-on-Thames is hosting an party for 21 Olympic rowers who train in the town. 12 rowers who are involved with the town's famous Leander Rowing Club won medals at London 2012 - including 3 gold medals in the women's double skulls and the men's fours.
Rowers from Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire win Gold as part of the men's coxless pairs team.Read the full story ›
The British men's coxless Four rowing team celebrate after winning Olympic gold today.
Andrew Triggs Hodge from Aylesbury, Pete Reed, who rows for Leander at Henley, Tom James and Alex Gregory from Henley have extended Britain's dominance over the Olympic event to 16 years.