New Year Honours 2013: David Weir CBE

Paralympic champion David Weir, who won four medals at the London Games, receives a CBE
Paralympic champion David Weir, who won four medals at the London Games, receives a CBE Credit: PA

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Paralympian honours backlash

Leading Paralympian athletes have criticised what they believe to be inconsistencies in the sports-dominating New Years Honours list, where successful Paralympians missed out on top honours, with only cyclist Sarah Storey made a dame.