Gold medallist Jason Kenny to receive honours

English track cyclist Jason Kenny Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Track cyclist Jason Kenny will be amongst those receiving honours from the Queen today.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Kenny won gold in the sprint and gold in the team sprint, with partners Chris Hoy and Philip Hindes.

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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.