Jason Kenny and pregnant wife Laura made CBEs as they are honoured for services to cycling at Buckingham Palace

OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS Laura and Jason Kenny have been honoured at Buckingham Palace today.

The cycling couple acquired CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) gongs from Princess Anne for their beautiful Staff GB medal haul at Rio 2016.

 Jason and Laura Kenny - pregnant with their child - pose with their CBEs outside Buckingham Palace

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Jason and Laura Kenny – pregnant with their youngster – pose with their CBEs outdoors Buckingham Palace
 Jason and Laura Kenny at Buckingham Palace given CBEs for services to cycling

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Jason and Laura Kenny at Buckingham Palace given CBEs for services to cycling

The 25-yr-previous 4-time Olympic champion, who married six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny final September is anticipating her first baby, and the bump was clearly seen at the ceremony.

Mrs Kenny revealed "nothing compares" to being given the award, regardless of saying her being pregnant, getting married and profitable two gold Olympic medals within the final 12 months.

 Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny gets his CBE from Princess Anne

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Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny will get his CBE from Princess Anne
 Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny enjoys a smile with Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace

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4-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny enjoys a smile with Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace
 The Kenny's share 10 Olympic Cycling gold medals

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The Kenny's share 10 Olympic Cycling gold medals

She stated:"I virtually really feel like I don't deserve it, there's service individuals and it's such an enormous honour, however I really feel like all I do is journey a motorcycle.

"It's truly good – me and Jason are spending much more time collectively, we're doing issues we by no means actually did, like taking place to my mother and father' home, for instance."

 Laura Kenny celebrates winning gold in the women's Omnium at Rio Olympics

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Laura Kenny celebrates profitable gold within the ladies's Omnium at Rio Olympics

She stated the Princess Royal, who led the ceremony, requested her "what it was like to have a break, to have a little bit of day off – as a result of clearly she's from a sporting background herself so she is aware of what it's like."

"In order that was good for her to say and truly realise that I haven't had a break since 2010."

Mr Kenny, who was additionally made a CBE for his services to cycling, revealed he was nonetheless contemplating whether or not to purpose for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

 Jason Kenny winning gold in the Men's Keirin at Rio 2016

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Jason Kenny profitable gold within the Males's Keirin at Rio 2016

Mr Kenny stated:"I'm nonetheless coaching, simply ticking over, simply enjoyable, letting the mud settle. Clearly we've received an additional member of the family coming at the top of the yr."

He stated he was "excited" however "a bit bit apprehensive" about juggling being a father with coaching for one other Olympic Video games.

"If it matches, it matches, and if it doesn't then I'll do one thing else."

 Alex Scott and Karen Carney at Buckingham Palace to collect their MBE's

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Alex Scott and Karen Carney at Buckingham Palace to gather their MBE's

In the meantime, Arsenal women defender Alex Scott and Chelsea attacker Karen Carney, have been each at the Palace to acquire MBE's for services to Ladies's soccer.

Scott, 32 has 132 caps for England and Birmingham-born Karen has represented the three lions 116 occasions, scoring 29 objectives.

 

 

OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS Laura and Jason Kenny have been honoured at Buckingham Palace today.

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