Victoria Pendleton's gold medal win marked with special stamp

Gold Medal stamp issued in Pendleton's honour Credit: Royal Mail

A Gold Medal stamp has gone on sale to mark Victoria Pendleton's Olympic win in the Women's Cycling Keirin final. The Bedfordshire cyclist is also being honoured in her home town of Stotfold, where a post box is being painted gold.

It's the eighth Gold Medal stamp to be issued by Royal Mail, in celebration of GB's Olympic achievements.