A record number of Welsh athletes are taking part in the London 2012 Olympics, which officially begins at tonight's Opening Ceremony.
Thirty Welshmen and women will be donning the kit of Great Britian over the next two weeks, promising a blockbuster summer for Welsh sport.
Wales' Olympic hopes are pinned on the Magnificent 30.
Royal Mail says the seven post boxes in Wales painted gold to mark Olympic and Paralympic triumphs will remain so permanently.
Hundreds of people turned out, as Paralympic cycling champion Mark Colbourne was given the freedom of his home town.
Paralympic hero Mark Colbourne will be welcomed back to his home town today.