VICE PRESIDENT OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AMATEUR SWIMMING ASSOCIATION BECOMES A COMMANDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Timothy Reddish, chair of the British Paralympic Association, has been appointed CBE for services to sport.
Mr Reddish, from Wollaton, was awarded Freeman of the City of Nottingham in 2005 and appointed OBE in 2009 for Services to Swimming and Disability Sport.
He was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition in 1989, aged 31.
However in his subsequent 13 year international swimming career, he competed in three Paralympic Games, three World and five European Championships, amassing a total of 43 medals.
In 1998 he took up an appointment at British Swimming as National Co-ordinator before being appointed National Performance Director for the Disability Swim Team in 2003, where he led the team at both the Athens and Beijing Paralympic Games.