Post box painted gold for Ben Ainslie

A post box near where Ben Ainslie grew up has been painted gold.

Stamps marking his achievement have also gone on sale today. The post box is on the wall of the Pandora Inn at Restronguet near Falmouth. The sailor secured a fourth successive gold medal yesterday.

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Ainslie Sails Into Olympic History

Cornwall's Ben Ainslie has become the most successful sailor in Olympic history after securing a fourth successive gold medal.