Mark Colbourne, the cyclist who won a gold and two silver medals at the Paralympic Games this summer, was welcomed home to Tredegar earlier. He told our reporter David Wood he was "very proud" to bring home his medals.
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.