Pete Reed Awarded Again in New Year's Honours
Olympic rowing gold medal winner given an OBE
Pete Reed the Olympic Rower who was given a golden post box outside Chiswick Town Hall for his exploits at the London Olympics has been given an OBE in the New Year's Honours list.
He has been recognised for being one of the men's eight that won rowing gold at Rio 2016.
The 35-year-old naval officer had previously been awarded the MBE in 2009.
He was part of the first British crew to win the men’s eight since 2000. He had already won gold in the Men's coxless four at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
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December 31, 2016