"This was probably the last big thing to mark it all, so it's a privilege to get an award and it's a really special thing to finish it all off and start a new chapter, I guess.
"I never thought I would have got to have seen Buckingham Palace.
"When I was little I came and looked outside, so just to be invited to come inside and meet Prince Charles and talk to him is right up there."
"I think all the royal family, throughout the Games, were really, really interested. They'd obviously watched stuff and they were genuinely interested."
More top news
Jack Ross’ Sunderland will kick-off their 2018-19 Sky Bet League One campaign against Charlton Athletic at the Stadium of Light.
New law will protect the dignity of both men and women, the Government says.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has survived a vote of no confidence, amid claims his credibility will "never recover" .