Nick Skelton to collect OBE

Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton will pick up his OBE today.
Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton will pick up his OBE today. Credit: PA

Coventry-born showjumper and Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton will be awarded an OBE by the Queen today for services to equestrian sport.

54 year-old Skelton was part of Britain's team jumping squad who took gold at London 2012 and has won a number of major medals in a career spanning nearly 40 years.

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Nick Skelton To Collect OBE

Coventry's team jumping Olympic gold medallist Nick Skelton is to collect his OBE from Buckingham Palace today.