Triple Beijing Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy collects received a knighthood today at Buckingham Palace for his services to sport.
Hoy, 33, took first place in the team sprint, men's sprint and the Keirin in China, making him the first Briton to win three golds at one Olympics in 100 years.
The Scot already had an Olympic gold at home in Edinburgh, which he won in the 1km time trial in Athens 2004.
His mother Carol, a former nurse specialising in sleep-related illnesses, also received an MBE for services to healthcare.
David Brailsford, the man who led Britain's cyclists to eight golds at Beijing, collected a CBE from the Prince of Wales during the ceremony.
Double gold cyclist Bradley Wiggins apicked up his CBE while team-mates Victoria Pendleton and Jason Kenny collect their MBEs.
Ellen Hunter, who won two golds at the Paralympics as a tandem cyclist pilot guiding blind Aileen McGlynn, collected her MBE.
Sailor Ben Ainslie, who won his third gold medal at Beijing, picked up a CBE.
Rower Zac Purchase, a gold medallist in the double scull with Mark Hunter, collected his MBE.