New Year Honours

Hoy dominates but Olympians all mentioned in Queen's Honours List

Last updated: 2nd January 2009  

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Olympians and Paralympians dominate the list of sporting stars on the Queen's New year Honour List.

Chris Hoy headlines with his knighthood but most stars to strike gold in Beijing have been rewarded with some form of honour.

Here we take you through the full list of those handed New Year Honours.

KNIGHTHOODS

Chris Hoy, cyclist, for services to sport. Salford, Lancashire.

John Madejski, for charitable services. Reading, Berkshire.

COMMANDERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Ben Ainslie, sailor, for services to sport. Helston, Cornwall.

David Brailsford, performance director, British Cycling, for services to sport. Ilkestone, Derbyshire.

Lee Pearson, for services to equestrianism and disabled sport. Leek,

Staffordshire.

David Roberts, swimmer, services to disabled sport. Pontypridd.

David Tanner, performance director, GB Rowing Team, for services to sport. Middlesex.

Bradley Wiggins, cyclist, for services to sport. Chorley, Lancashire.

OFFICERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Rebecca Adlington, swimmer, for services to sport. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.

Sarah Ayton, sailor, for services to sport. Weymouth, Dorset.

Cheryl Danson, chair England Netball, for services to sport. Luton,

Bedfordshire.

Ellen Hunter, cycling pilot guide, for services to disabled sport. Bodmin, Cornwall.

Rhydian James Morgan-Jones, for services to the horseracing industry. Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire.

Darren Kenny, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Verwood, Dorset.

Sascha Kindred, swimmer, for services to disabled sport. Credenhill,

Herefordshire.

Philip Lane, chief executive Paralympics GB, for services to sport. Leigh on Sea, Essex.

Brian McCargo, for services to sport and to the Special Olympics in Northern Ireland. Belfast.

Aileen McGlynn, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Glasgow.

Stephen Park, manager, British Olympic Sailing Team, for services to sport. Fareham, Hampshire.

Iain Percy, sailor, for services to sport. Winchester, Hampshire.

Timothy Reddish, national performance director for disability swimming, for services to sport. Western Boulevard, Nottinghamshire.

Sarah Storey, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Cheshire.

Peter Warburton, director of sport, University of Durham, for services to higher education and sport. Durham.

Sarah Webb, sailor, for services to sport. London.

Stephen Williams, rower, for services to sport. Henley-on-Thames.

MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Harold Alderman, boxing historian, for services to sporting heritage.

Canterbury.

Robert Bloomfield, for voluntary service to rugby union in Northern Ireland. Dunmurry, Belfast.

Tim Brabants, canoeist, for services to sport. Nottinghamshire.

Mark Bristow, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. California.

Tony Burns, for voluntary service to amateur boxing. London.

Sophie Christiansen, equestrian, for services to disabled sport. Ascot, Berkshire.

Edward Clancy, cyclist, for services to sport. Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside.

Nicole Cooke, cyclist, for services to sport. Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan.

Bernard Cotton, director, Team GB holding camp, for services to sport. Hertfordshire.

Jody Cundy, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Swansea.

James Degale, middleweight boxer, for services to sport. London.

Ms Leslie Dillingham, for voluntary service to equestrian sport. London.

Anne Dunham, equestrian, for services to disabled sports. Broad Hinton, Wiltshire.

Terry Edwards, Team GB head boxing coach, for services to sport. Orpington, Kent.

Gerald Ells, for services to veterans' tennis. London.

Major Stephen Farley, Team GB quartermaster, for services to sport. Windsor.

Dr John Gillespie, for voluntary service to horseracing in Northern Ireland. Armagh.

Paul Goodison, sailor for services to sport. Weymouth.

Dave Haller, swimming coach, for services to sport. South Glamorgan.

Lewis Hamilton, Formula One driver, for services to motor racing. London.

Andrew Triggs Hodge, rower, for services to sport. Skipton, North Yorkshire.

Mark Hunter, rower, for services to sport. Buckinghamshire.

Thomas James, rower, for services to sport. London.

Christopher Martin-Jenkins, cricket commentator and journalist, for services to sport. Rudgwick, West Sussex.

Anthony Kappes, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester.

Jason Kenny, cyclist, for services to sport. Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Lieutenant Commander Brian Maddock, chief umpire, Wimbledon Championships, for services to tennis. Portsmouth.

Paul Manning, cyclist, for services to sport. Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Owen McGhee, services to sport and to charity. Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire.

Christine Ohuruogu, athlete, for services to sport. London.

Annabel Oxley, for voluntary service to injured jockeys. Newmarket, Suffolk.

Victoria Pendleton, cyclist, for services to sport. Wilmslow, Cheshire.

Zachary Purchase, rower, for services to sport. Reading, Berkshire.

Billy Pye, British swimming head disability coach, for services to sport. Waunceirch, Neath, Port Talbot.

Peter Reed, rower, for services to sport. London.

Simon Richardson, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Porthcawl,

Bridgend.

Rebecca Romero, cyclist, for services to sport. Hatchmere, Cheshire.

Eleanor Simmonds, swimmer, for services to disabled sport. Swansea.

Andrew Simpson, sailor, for services to sport. Sherbourne, Dorset.

Jamie Staff, cyclist, for services to sport. Stockport, Cheshire.

David Stone, cyclist, for services to disabled sport. Horsforth, West

Yorkshire.

Barney Storey, cycling pilot, for services to disabled sport. Disley,

Cheshire.

Geraint Thomas, cyclist, for services to sport. Cardiff.

Matthew Walker, swimmer, for services to disabled sport. Stockport, Cheshire.

David Weir, wheelchair racer, for services to disabled sport. Wallington, Surrey.

Philippa Wilson, sailor, for services to sport. Lymington, Hampshire.

Edward Wingrave, for services to cycling. London.

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