Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

With Olympic silver at Rio 2016, gold at London 2012 to add to her silver medals from Sydney in 2000, Athens in 2004, and Beijing in 2008, as well as six world championships titles in her collection, Katherine is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete and the first British woman to win medals at five successive games.

ARISE Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

Tuesday 7 March

Katherine has been officially made a Dame Commander this morning by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. Read more here