- Tyne Tees
The swimmer from South Tyneside became GB's youngest medallist at London 2012 and broke two world records in the 400m freestyle at the Paralympic Games. Now he says he cannot wait to come home to the North East.
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.