Former Olympians Iwan Thomas and Jenny Meadows say the Rio Olympics will have inspired children to take up sport and become potential Olympians.
"So many parents are coming up to me and saying 'My child is already planning ahead'," Meadows said.
"They're changing sport or wanting to go at another one - they're trying to work out what age they'll be at the next Olympics."
Thomas added: "It's such a good time to be a British athlete - to be around so much success."
"There'll be a moment that the light goes on and you think 'wow, that was the moment that inspired me to be an Olympian or be the best I can be."
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