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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.

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Rower Sophie Hosking collects her gong

Sophie Hosking won gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Scull at London 2012. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Sophie Hosking, from Wimbledon, was also awarded an MBE for services to rowing.

The athlete, who won gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Scull at London 2012, learned to row at school in Kingston and now trains at the London Rowing Club in Putney.

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