Golden girl: Olympic star honoured by Queen

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YORKSHIRE golden girl Jessica Ennis has been honoured for her London 2012 Olympic achievements by the Queen.

The athlete, who took heptathlon gold, was presented with a CBE at Buckingham Palace yesterday. She was joined by a host of other Olympic stars including Leeds boxer Nicola Adams who also received honours at the ceremony. Miss Ennis said: ”It was just an amazing year for British athletics and British sport and to be part of that in such a big way was incredible.”