Paralympian Nigel Murray, Britain's most successful Boccia player, has been handed an MBE by the Queen.
Murray announced his retirement from Paralympic competition after the London 2012 Games.
Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Josef Craig also received an MBE at today's investiture ceremony.
Craig, who won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year, was the youngest Paralympic gold medallist at the London 2012 Games.
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