Jessica Ennis among London 2012 stars honoured at palace
28 February 2013 Last updated at 15:16 GMT
London 2012 star Jessica Ennis has been made CBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace, while Team GB cycling boss David Brailsford has been knighted.
Heptathlon winner Ennis said the Queen had told her "the summer was amazing" and asked how her training was going.
Other Olympians honoured included cyclist Jason Kenny, made OBE, as well as long jumper Greg Rutherford, boxer Nicola Adams and cyclist Joanna Rowsell, who were all made MBE.
Footage courtesy of British Ceremonial Arts