Joanna Rowsell's day at Buckingham Palace

Joanna Rowsell MBE, February 2013

Olympic team pursuit champion Joanna Rowsell undertook an unusual training routine prior to receiving her MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.

"I had to do a few practice curtsies," the Cycling Weekly columnist told us shortly after returning to her Surrey home. "I was wearing high heels and didn't want to topple over."

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