Long jump champion Greg Rutherford given MBE

Greg Rutherford celebrates after winning the Men's Long Jump at the Olympic Stadium in August.

Olympic gold medal-winning long jumper Greg Rutherford is to be awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list.

See more pictures from Rutherford's golden moment.

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