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Sculptor Anish Kapoor 'humbled' by knighthood

Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor Credit: Press Association

Sculptor Anish Kapoor said he was honoured and humbled to be awarded a knighthood in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

The sculpture, who is responsible for designing the Olympic tower thanked the many people who helped him during his career. In a statement, he said:

"I am honoured and humbled to receive this honour and I want to take this opportunity to thank all the people who have helped me during my career.

"I would like to thank them all for making it possible."