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Olympic heroes receive honours

British heptathlete Jessica Ennis is among the Olympians who have received honours from the Queen today. Boxer Nicola Adams and long jump athlete Greg Rutherford joined her at Buckingham Palace.

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First female Olympic boxing champion gets MBE

Team GB boxer Nicola Adams to be honoured by the Queen Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Great Britain’s first female Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams will be amongst other Olympians receiving honours from the Queen today.

Nicola Adams won the first ever Olympic Women’s Boxing Gold Medal at the London 2012 Games.

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