London Olympics Stamps (Sitting Events)

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The British Royal Mail issue a commemorative stamp for each British gold medal winner at the 2012 Olympic Games.  Here are the gold medallists at sitting events.

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Great Britain Gold Medallists

Rowing: Women's Pairs

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Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won their gold medals in the Women's Pair's rowing final.

The Royal Mail will also paint a red post box in the rowers' home town gold in honour of the occasion.

Cycling: Men's Time Trial

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Bradley Wiggins Gold Medal Stamp

Rowing: Women's Double Sculls 

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Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins triumph in the Women's Double Sculls. Katherine Grainger wins Olympics rowing gold at fourth attempt.

Men's Team Pursuit 

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What a wonderful performance by our Golden boys in the Men's Team Pursuit Olympic Final.  World Record and Gold.  Well done Geraint Thomas, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Peter Kennaugh.

Victoria Pendleton: Women's Keirin

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Victoria Pendleton wins Gold in the women's Keirin - what a brilliant and heart stopping finish. 

Sir Chris Hoy: Keirin

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Sir Chris Hoy wins a 6th and historic Gold medal in the Cycling Keirin event. He has now won more gold medals in the Olympics than the legendary oarsman, Sir Steve Redgrave who surprised Hoy after his presentation by appearing on TV at the velodrome to congratulate him in person. A touching moment for both great Olympians.

Laura Trott: Omnium

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Laura trot wins her second Gold of the 2012 London Olympiad in the Women's Cycling Omnium.

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GB's Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott win Gold in canoe slalom and Britain's David Florence and Richard Hounslow win Silver.

Cycling: Men's Team Sprint

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Men's GB Team Sprint trio, Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy, break the World Record to win Gold.

Rowing: Men's Fours

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Olympic Men's Coxless Four Final Gold Medal Winners: Pete Reed, Andy Triggs Hodge, Tom James and Alex Gregory.

Rowing: Lightweight Women's Double Skulls

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 One of the most endearing features of the Women's win in the Olympic lightweight doubles was when Katherine Copeland turned to her rowing partner, Sophie Hosking, and shouted, 'We're gonna be on a stamp.'


Sailing: Finn Men's Heavyweight Dingy

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Equestrian Dressage: Charlotte Dujardin

Great Britain's run of gold medals continued as Ben Ainslie became the most-decorated sailor in Olympic history with victory in the Finn class at Weymouth, on the south coast of England. It was the 35-year-old's fourth Olympic title and fifth overall medal, taking Britain's tally of gold medals to 15 on Day Nine of London 2012.

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Charlotte Dujardin won Britain's second dressage gold medal of the Olympics, on Valegro, as the host nation's equestrian team finished London 2012 with three titles. Laura Bechtolsheimer took bronze to add to the British overall total.

Canoe Sprint: Ed McKeever

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Ed McKeever powered to victory in the men's 200 metre Kayak to win Team GBNI's 26th gold medal of the 2012 Olympics.

Men's Long Jump (Non-Sitting Event)

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