- Tyne Tees
A 15 year old from South Tyneside is now the youngest ever Paralympic athlete to win a gold medal. Josef Craig, won the men's 400 metre freestyle S7 and set a new world record by swimming the race in 4:42.81.
The sprinter from Sunderland won gold in Sydney, silver in Athens and bronze in Beijing - but in London, even her best was not enough.
A goalscorer from Redcar is in the wheelchair basketball quarter-final, while a Geordie dancer-turned-swimmer makes his final.