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Home honour for Olympians

A host of Olympic and Paralympic stars who set London's games alight last year will receive honours at Buckingham Palace today in recognition of their achievements.

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Equestrian star becomes OBE

Sophie Christiansen arriving at the Paralympic Ball 2012 Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Equestrian Sophie Christiansen, 25, becomes an OBE today.

Christiansen, who was born with cerebral palsy, won the team, individual and freestyle golds at her third Paralympic Games.

She previously won two golds and a silver at Beijing in 2008 and a bronze in Athens in 2004, and was made an MBE in 2009.

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