16th June 2024

Athletics Recognised in King's Honours 2024

UKA congratulate all those across the sport in the UK receiving recognition this weekend as part of the King’s Birthday Honours list.

Amongst those celebrated are:

Former UKA Members Council Athletics NI representative Roy Corry has been awarded an MBE for service to athletics.

Former BBC commentator and 1968 Olympian Stuart Storey received an MBE for ‘Services to sport and to the community in East Hertfordshire.

Ultra runner Jasmin Paris also receives an MBE for services to fell and distance running after becoming the first woman to complete the gruelling Barkley Marathons.

Former sprinter Anita Neil who competed in the 1968 and 1972 Olympics also receives an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours for services to athletics.

International Para-athletics classifier, Penny Broomhead receives an MBE for services to international disability sport.

Michelle Weltman, Head of Para events at London Marathon, receives an MBE for voluntary and charitable services to disability sport and to the LGBTQI sporting community in London.

Mountain Runner Amanda Goth is recognised for voluntary services to Todmorden Harriers and Sport Calderdale as a medallist of the Order of the British Empire.