A giant Paralympics symbol has been erected outside Cardiff City Hall ahead of the 2012 Paralympic Games.
The Agitos - the Paralympic symbol of movement - is the first of five sets to launch in the UK and the biggest that have been installed to date.
They replace the giant Olympic rings that featured ahead of the Games.
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.