Well what a day, blind drunk at the minute and overwhelmed with all the messages. Thank you everyone it’s been emotional.
— Britain’s cycling time trial gold medallist tweets a picture of him celebrating overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral.
Last prelim swim complete... two big ones tonight... Nap time now...
— The US swimming legend gets some sleep before winning the 200m medley, becoming the first man to win the same individual swimming event at three straight Games.
Had some ups and downs this Olympics but bringing five Olympic medals back to #USA. Now time to cheer for #USA.
— The star American swimmer reflects on his London 2012 experience.
Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me.
— The American gymnast after winning women’s individual gold.