Louis Smith receives MBE

Olympian Louis Smith, who scooped silver on the pommel horse at London 2012, has described being awarded the MBE as the proudest moment of his life.

Gymnast Louis Smith receives his MBE from the Queen. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The gymnast, who also won a bronze in the men's team competition at the London Games, trains in Basildon in Essex.

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Honours for London 2012 team

Olympians, Paralympians, and others involved in making London 2012 a success, will receive honours at Buckingham Palace today.