Heather Stanning and Helen Glover
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GB gold medallists feature on stamps

Great Britain's first gold medal winners of the London 2012 Olympics are being honoured with special stamps, which have been printed within hours of the medal ceremonies.

Gold medal winning cyclist Bradley Wiggins will be honoured with his own stamp after finishing first in the men's time trial race.

So will Helen Glover and Heather Stanning who rowed to gold medal position in the women's pairs, becoming the first British women ever to win rowing gold.

Andrew Hammond, Managing Director Royal Mail Stamps and Collectables, announced the stamps were being produced.

BBC presenter Gary Lineker presented the female rowers with a giant sized stamp featuring themselves.

  • 01 Aug 2012
  • From the section UK