NEW YEAR HONOURS: Sailing sensation Giles Scott and hockey star Hannah MacLeod honoured after Olympic success

Huntingdon sailor Giles Scott celebrates winning gold in Rio.

Huntingdon sailor Giles Scott celebrates winning gold in Rio. - Credit: Archant

Two Huntingdonshire sporting stars have been recognised in the New Year Honours list after capturing Olympic glory.

Hannah MacLeod showing off her gold medal to members of her former club, St Ives Hockey Club.

Hannah MacLeod showing off her gold medal to members of her former club, St Ives Hockey Club. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon sailor Giles Scott and hockey star Hannah MacLeod both received an MBE following their exploits in Rio.

Scott enjoyed a dream Games debut when he powered to victory in the Finn class while MacLeod was part of the victorious Great Britain women’s hockey team.


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