10 September 2012
Last updated at 16:39
Hundreds of British Olympic and Paralympic athletes have taken part in a victory parade through central London, England, the day after the end of the London 2012 Paralympics. About 800 athletes - more than 90% of Britain's medallists - travelled on 21 open-top floats through the city. Photo: James Turner.
Richard Start saw Team GB's gold medal winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton near his work at Guildhall, where the parade started. Richard says: "I have been moved by how well the country has got behind the Olympics in these tough times. It is nice to see people in the City looking so happy."
In between floats and buses carrying the athletes a giant Pride the Lion made its way through Chancery Lane and past the Law Courts. The Lion was designed by Lee Froggatt and captured here by James Turner.
Jessica Ennis, who won an Olympic gold for Team GB in Heptathlon waved to the crowds. Peregrine Bush took this photo near St Paul's Cathedral. He said: "The Olympics were fantastic, it was definitely worth the four-year wait. I work nearby and decided to watch the parade. I enjoyed joining in with today's celebrations."
An area along The Mall, overlooking the parade finish, had been reserved for ticket holders. Roshan Verghese who was a Games Maker in the Paralympics took this picture near the Horseguards and Mall junction.
Six-time gold medal-winning cyclist Sir Chris Hoy was showing off his medals. Stephanie Lopes saw him on Fleet Street. She said: "The parade was amazing - it was so great to see athletes looking so happy."
Emma Murray spotted Mo Farah who won two gold medals for the 5,000m and 10,000m. Emma added: "Mo was doing his mobot move for the crowds of city workers who had come out to watch the parade this afternoon."
Kathleen and Elaine from Enfield in Middlesex: "We're never going to see this again because of our age!" Photo: Alison Daye
Greg Rutherford, who won a gold for the long jump, showed off his medal. Photo: Bill Bhachu.
London ambassador, Kruti Shah was among thousands of volunteers at the Mall. She saw this marching band pass through Admiralty Arch.
Ian Cook: "I took the photo from the top of the Trafalgar Hotel in the square after spending the weekend in London and watched Paralympics closing ceremony and today's parade - all were fantastic."
Dipranil Das saw the Red Arrows flypast over St Paul's Cathedral from his office window.
Nidhi Sharma took this shot of a message that has been echoed by many who watched the Olympic and Paralympic Games. You can send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. For terms and conditions visit bbc.co.uk/terms.