Paralympic Sporting Ambassador receives MBE
Triple Paralympic Champion Stephen Miller has been presented with his MBE by HRH Duke of Cambridge at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace. Stephen from Cramlington, Northumberland was selected to receive the MBE award in the New Year Honours for services to sport. Stephen was accompanied on the day by his wife Rachel, mam and coach Ros, and his brother Jonathan.
Stephen, a Cerebral Palsy Sport Sporting Ambassador said “It’s amazing to receive this MBE award, such a huge honour and I’m very humbled. This is as much for all the people who have inspired and supported me throughout my career. I hope to continue to be a role model and inspire other to find their passion in life.”
This summer marks 20 years since Stephen won gold at the 1996 Paralympics in Atlanta at the age of 16 years and 91 days, becoming the youngest ever track and field gold medallist for Great Britain.
In a career that has included 5 Paralympic Games, 6 World Championships and 4 European Championships, Stephen has won over 25 International medals, held the F32 Club Throw World Record from 1997-2008 and went undefeated for 9 years from 1996-2005.
Stephen is currently working on securing a place in the Great Britain team for the Rio Paralympic Games being held this September, the team is selected in July.
Congratulations Stephen from all of us at Cerebral Palsy Sport
Image courtesy of the Miller family