Now the buzz word is legacy and the question of how the huge positive energy of the last few weeks and months will be harnessed.
I've got gigabytes of photos to go through but two caught my eye. The one above is of the London Rowing Club during the games when it was host to the Serbian National Team.
Now those colours and shields have been taken down and replaced by this one:
Yup, rowers from here in Putney got gold and silver medals.
Hopefully this, and the success in all the other sports, will see clubs around the country go from strength to strength as new members are encouraged to follow in their hero's footsteps.