Olympic rower Anna Watkins, from Leek in Staffordshire, will receive an MBE for services to rowing after she won the gold medal in the double sculls.
The 30-year-old Cambridge graduate is currently expecting her first child while studying for a PhD in mathematics at the University of Reading.
Paralympic archer Danielle Brown, 25, from Telford in Shropshire, who won gold in the 2012 games, will also receive an MBE for services to sport.
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