Louis forgets Buckingham Palace invite

Olympic silver-medallist Louis Smith has revealed on Twitter that he turned up at Buckingham Palace without his invitation.

The gymnast, who trains in Basildon in Essex, blamed his manager for forgetting it.

Smith will be presented with an MBE today.

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Hahaha not the greatest start. @gabstone9 forgot our invites to Buckingham palace. Not quite as easy getting in as a school disco #oops

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Today is the day I become Louis Smith M.B.E ooooooo exciting times

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