Gold medallists immortalised in Royal Mail stamps

The Royal Mail is producing stamps featuring Team GB's gold medallists. Gold winning athletes will have their images used on stamps that will go on general sale 24 hours later.

The stamp to commemorate Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie's gold medal win in the men's canoe double. Credit: Royal Mail/PA Wire

A letterbox in all of the home towns of the gold medal winners will also be painted gold by the Royal Mail to match.

Peter Wilson's shooting gold performance will appear on a Royal Mail stamp. Credit: Royal Mail/PA Wire