Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games gold medallist Amy Williams said she is thrilled to be made an MBE in the Queen¹s Birthday Honours List.
Amy struck gold in the skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
She became Britain¹s first individual gold medallist at an Olympic Winter
Games for 30 years and the first British woman individual gold medallist for
The 27-year-old University of Bath graduate, who trains at the University,
said: ³This is a huge honour and a privilege. I¹m so proud. I was absolutely
stunned and completely blown away when I heard.
³This really caps what has been an amazing few months since I returned from
Vancouver. I¹m really excited about going to Buckingham Palace. I can¹t
Professor Glynis Breakwell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath,
congratulated Amy. She said: "Congratulations to Amy from everyone at the
University of Bath. She has been a terrific ambassador both for Great
Britain and for the University of Bath.
³Seeing Amy bringing home gold from Vancouver was absolutely brilliant and
this is a fitting testament to her achievements. I'm delighted for her."