Sir Chris Hoy Receives Knighthood

June 15, 2009

Triple Olympic and Double Commonwealth Champion Chris Hoy has been knighted for services to sport.

Sir Chris, who took gold in the team sprint, the men’s sprint and the keirin at last summer’s Beijing Olympics received his knighthood from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace last Thursday. Chris was joined at Buckingham Palace by his mother who received an MBE for services to healthcare.

Further information on the ceremony as well as an interview with Sir Chris and his mother Carol can be found using the following links to the BBC website:

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