Olympic heroes honoured at Buckingham Palace

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

3:32pm 19th May 2017
(Updated 4:54pm 19th May 2017)

Ripon's very own Olympic champion Jack Laugher and his diving partner Chris Mears have been presented with MBEs.

The honours, which recognise their success at Rio 2016, were presented by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

They won gold medals in the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final and Jack went on to win a silver medal.

 

Earlier this month. Jack and Chris were honoured at Stray FM's Local Hero Awards.

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