UK Sport is delighted to see so many past and present members of the Olympic and Paralympic family, and high-performance sport community recognised in the 2022Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours List.
The honours usually coincide with the Queen's birthday, but this year also marked the 70th anniversary of her reign and were announced on the eve of the Platinum Jubilee weekend, coming two weeks ahead of her official birthday.
Among those in receipt of awards were; Team Muirhead who brought home gold for Team GB in Curling at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Georgie Harland, who was Chef de Mission for Team GB at those Games, Lora and Neil Fachie of the Great Britain Cycling Team, and a coach leader from UK Sport’s female coaches leadership programme cohort, Tracy Whittaker-Smith, Head National Coach, Trampoline, British Gymnastics.
Huge congratulations to all those recognised from everyone at UK Sport.
The full list:
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Lora Marie Fachie MBE - For services to Cycling.
Neil Michael Fachie MBE - For services to Cycling.
David Peter Hadfield MBE - President, Boccia International Sports Federation. For services to Sport.
Corrine Claire Hall MBE - For services to Cycling.
Eve Muirhead MBE - Skip, British Olympic Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Karen Margaret Tonge MBE - Chair, Para Table Tennis. For services to Table Tennis.
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Ghazain Choudhry - For services to Wheelchair Basketball.
Jennifer Carmichael Dodds - Member, British Olympic Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Hailey Caitlin Rose Duff - Member, British Olympic Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Thomas Scott Dyson - Chief Coach, Paralympic Pathway, British Rowing. For services to Paralympic Rowing.
Gary Kenneth Hall - Performance Director, GB Taekwondo. For services to Taekwondo.
William Robert Leckie Duncan - For services to Curling and to Charity in Perth.
Robert Hawes - Chair, Athletes Commission, British Olympic Association. For services to Sport.
Elizabeth Ellen Hughes - Director of Special Projects, Sport England. For services to Sport during Covid-19.
Samantha May Kinghorn - Para Athlete. For services to Disability Sport.
Hannah Louise Miley - For services to Swimming and to Women in Sport.
Dr Ian Stuart Miller - Lately Chief Medical Officer, British Paralympic Association. For services to Paralympic Sport.
David Matthew Murdoch - Head Coach, British Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Verity Leigh Naylor - Director of Operations, British Paralympic Association. For services to Paralympic Sport.
Christina Noble - For services to Ice Skating
Georgina Claire Seccombe (Georgina Harland) - Chef de Mission, Team GB, Olympic Games 2022. For services to Olympic Sport.
Neil Douglas Hamilton Simpson - Para Alpine Skier. For services to Skiing.
Andrew William Ramsay Simpson - Para Alpine Skier. For services to Skiing.
Mili Smith - Member, British Olympic Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Georgina Astrid Usher - Chief Executive, British Fencing. For services to Fencing.
Tracy Whittaker-Smith - National Coach, Trampoline, British Gymnastics. For services to Trampolining.
Victoria Wright - Vice Skip, British Olympic Curling Team. For services to Curling.
Medal of the Order of the British Empire
James Roy Morrison - For services to Triathlon in Northern Ireland.