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Hannah Cockroft to be honoured at special ceremony

Hannah Cockroft poses with her gold medal from the Women's 400 metres T34 Final Credit: Press Association

Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft will be appointed Deputy Lieutenant at a ceremony in Bramham later.

The athlete from Halifax won three golds in Rio also set a new world record in the women's 400 metre final.

The ceremony at Bowcliffe Hall, near Wetherby will also see eleven people presented with the British Empire Medal.