In Newport where Fred Evans trains, there was huge excitement ahead of that final.
Our reporter David Wood joined friends from Fred's boxing club, as they watched him fight for Olympic glory.
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.