As the most successful sailor in Olympic history - Ben Ainslie - made a triumphant return to his hometown.
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Lymington in Hampshire to see Ben on an open-top bus which passed the High Street post-box painted gold in his honour.
Ben won his fourth Olympic gold in the Finn class in Weymouth.
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