Queen's honours for Olympians

British Olympians Jade Jones and Katherine Copeland plus Paralympians Ellie Simmonds and Sarah Storey are among those receiving honours from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.

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Olympians and Paralympians to receive honours

Olympians and Paralympians will be amongst those to receive honours from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.

Paralympic gold medalist, Ellie Simmonds Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive

Paralympic Gold medalist Ellie Simmonds will be given an OBE today, while British road and track cyclist Sarah Storey will be named a Dame.

British road and track cyclist Sarah Storey Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire.

The paralympic cyclist has won a total of 11 Gold, eight Silver and three Bronze medals across a career panning six Paralympic Games.

Olympic gold medalist Jade Jones Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Tae Kwon Do sensation Jade Jones was the youngest member of Team GB to take a gold at least year's Olympics, and will be awarded an MBE, as will Olympic rower Katherine Copeland.

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