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Teesside rower wins gold

Teesside's Kat Copeland wins the region's first Olympic gold medal at London 2012 in the women's lightweight double sculls.

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Royal Mail turns Stockton post box gold in honour of Olympic heroine

The post box on The Rings, Stockton, is being painted gold in honour of rower Kat Copeland. Credit: ITV
The golden post box accompanies a special stamp featuring Kat after her win in the rowing yesterday. Credit: ITV
Every gold medal winner is being honoured by Royal Mail with a golden post box in their home town. Credit: ITV

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