Cystic fibrosis weightlifting fundraiser gets an OBE
A man with cystic fibrosis, given a 10% chance of surviving past a day, has been awarded an OBE.
Josh Llewellyn-Jones entered the record books after completing a Herculean weightlifting task.
The 31-year-old lifted one million kilograms of weight in a day - achieving it in 22 hours and 10 minutes.
Mr Llewellyn-Jones, who has raised £800,000 to fight cystic fibrosis, received his OBE on Thursday.
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that causes difficulty breathing and coughing up mucus as a result of frequent lung infections.
Mr Llewellyn-Jones has exercised since he was a young boy to help with problems caused by the condition.
Kensington Palace tweeted a video of Mr Llewellyn-Jones received his OBE from the Duke of Cambridge.
"At 31, Josh Llewellyn-Jones OBE is now a World Record Breaker and fundraiser of over £800,000 for various charities," they said.
Mr Llewellyn-Jones, from Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, was awarded his OBE for services to cystic fibrosis.
"A moment I and my family will never forget. It's very surreal," he tweeted afterwards.
"I don't do what I do for this but it makes me so proud that we're making a difference."