Swimmer Ellie Simmonds, the poster girl of this year's Paralympic Games, said she was proud to be awarded an OBE.
Simmonds, 18, won two more golds at London 2012 making her a four-time Paralympic champion.
She said: "It's been a great honour to be included in the list which caps an amazing year for me personally and for British sport."
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