Relatives of Swansea-based swimmer Ellie Simmonds have spoken of their pride at her achievements.
Her aunt, Jan Rajput, described her as a typical teenager 'who has achieved so much'.
She said: "From when she was a toddler, she was an exceptional child. She was very determined with everything and once she turns her mind to whatever it is, she will succeed with it."
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.