Jonnie Peacock joins calls for David Weir knighthood

Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock has joined calls by Sam Ruddock that six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir should have received a knighthood rather than an CBE on this year's honours list.

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Repping the para athletics guys!! Has to be said though, how much more does @davidweir2012 have to do to get a knighting?!

Click here to read Sam Ruddock's comments.

Click here to read David Weir's comments on why Paralympians have to work harder for recognition that other athletes.

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