Bidding Farewell to the London 2012 Olympic Games

14/08/2012 17:15 BST | Updated 14/10/2012 10:12 BST

After seventeen days and sixty five glittering Team GB medals we bid farewell to the London 2012 Olympic games.

London's biggest party was thrown in the Olympic stadium Stratford to celebrate all the athletes that have worked to hard to compete in such a glorious fashion.

Amongst bones and hearts, world records have been broken. We have seen the tears and the triumphs of true hard work through the years.

The games have been an incredible inspiration to a country still struggling with recession and an addiction to materialism, laziness and dependency. These games have showcased the talent we have in our hard grafters. Our dedication and strength has been displayed in a competition which sees a small island come third out of two hundred and four!

We began with the Isles of wonder being torn through the Pandemonium of the industrial era. We saw our countries Queen demonstrate her sense of humour in a hilarious James Bond skit that saw possibly the coolest Royal entrance ever leading to Her Majesty officially opening the games.

A shy teenage Shaherkani arrived at the games as Saudi Arabia's first female competitor making the London 2012 games the first Olympics in which every country is represented by both sexes, an poignant beginning to a games that would see a serious amount of girl power.

Our Cyclists proved how comfortable we are, as a nation, on two wheels - Chris Hoy has over taken his idol Steve Redgrave to become Great Britain's most decorated Olympian having now won his sixth Gold medal at the games.

Even the Tour de France couldn't tire Bradley Wiggins as he took gold just weeks after having conquered France.

Victoria Pendleton broke down as she admitted the strains of being an Olympic athlete had taken its tool on her mind, body and spirit. After being disqualified from the team sprint we saw Victoria win Silver in the solo Sprint and Gold in the Keirin only to cry with 'relief' at being able to announce her retirement.

Nicola Adams has made Olympic history as the first female boxer to fight in an Olympic games. Nicola then added to our country's pride by winning Gold.

Great Britain's rowing team achieved a staggering haul of nine medals, and suddenly Regent's Park boating lake has a never ending queue.

Phelps was tested by the diamond encrusted grinning Lochte but still affirmed his title as the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time having stored, apparently in his mothers home, a staggering twenty two Olympic medals.

We cheered as our royal Zara Phillips followed in her families footsteps, took on the Equestrian challenge and won.

We threw our strawberries and cream aside to finally see Andy Murray beat Federer and victoriously place an Olympic gold medal around his neck.

A hug between two exhausted brothers made us Ahhhh at our screens as Alistair Brownlee whispered "We did it" to his younger sibling as they both crossed the line triumphant in the Triathlon.

The Heptathlon gave Jessica Ennis the taxing path to a Gold in front of eighty thousand in the beautifully built Stratford Stadium.

Unknown athlete Ed McKeever powered his Kayak to gold at Eaton Dorney surprising many and impressing more.

Mo Farah has become a double Gold medal Olympian after speeding past the worlds fastest opponents, twice.

Possibly the Olympics most famous face, and arms, and legs, Usain Bolt didn't disappoint. We all regretted ever doubting the worlds fastest man as he proved his three gold medals in Beijing were no fluke and matched that tally again on British soil.

We have giggled at Mayor of London Boris Johnson being stuck on a zip wire (which I adamantly believe to be a genius PR stunt) and then we saw Victoria, Mel C, Mel B, Emma and Geri reunite as The Spice Girls to close the games and allow the athletes to have the most incredible party.

The London 2012 Olympic games have been a huge success, something Great Britian can remain forever proud of, and for those of you who are panicking about what on earth to do with our time now that the Olympics are over? Don't panic, the Paralympics are coming!