The Olympic Games may be over but the parties have only just begun as the first of many "welcome home" celebrations were held this evening to commemorate one of Team GB's gold medallists.

Almost every member of Peter Wilson's tiny village packed in to the local hall to celebrate the 25-year-old shooter's gold medal in the double trap at the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich.

Despite there being just 120 people on Glanvilles Wootton's electoral roll, nearly double that number gathered to cheer for their Olympic hero.

The Dorset athlete admitted he was overwhelmed by the support he received, as he posed for pictures with local children for more than an hour.

This is just an absolute dream. For everyone to turn out like this is very, very special, and to see these people so happy. It's very special. People always talk about inspiring the next generation and this is what it is all about. The beauty about shooting is that you can take it up at any age and I truly believe that.

The marksman secured the gold after firing 188 from 200 clays to win the double trap event at his maiden Games.

But 6ft 6in Wilson said he has already set his sights on further Olympic success, at Rio in 2016.

This (medal) is the first of many, I would love to think. I am very young and I can keep going. All being well I will go to Rio and defend my title.