Olympic rowers Heather Stanning from Yeovil and Helen Glover from Penzance have been to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen.
The gold medal winners were among Olympic and Paralympic heroes invited to a reception to celebrate their success. The pair won the first gold medals of Team GB's campaign.
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