Teesside rower receives MBE

Teesside Olympian Kat Copeland has received an MBE. The 22-year-old, who won gold in the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 Olympics was recognised for her services to rowing.

She was honoured at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, along with other Olympians and Paralympians.

She was given the award by Prince Charles, as part of the Queen's New Year's Honours List.

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Teesside rower receives MBE

Teesside Olympian Kat Copeland has received an MBE. The 22-year-old, who won gold in the lightweight double sculls at the 2012 Olympics was recognised for her services to rowing.