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Louis Smith MBE: 'One of the proudest days of my life'

13 February 2013 Last updated at 14:13 GMT

Stars of the Olympic and Paralympic Games were among those who received honours at Buckingham Palace.

Gymnast Louis Smith, from Peterborough, was awarded an MBE for winning a bronze medal in the men's team competition and a silver on the pommel horse, at last year's games.

Speaking to the BBC, Mr Smith explained that his entire experience had been an "absolute dream".