British archer Alison Williamson tweeted this photograph of herself with the Olympic town crier. This will be the sixth Olympic Games Alison has competed in.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt may have broken three world records, but he trails behind some of nature's top athletes.
At the Olympic Park hopes of British success are high. But you don't have to think back too far to remember it wasn't always like this.
ITV News has been given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the man behind the Olympic Games, Seb Coe.