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Andy Murray receives medal

Updated: October 17, 2013, 12:26 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- After winning two Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal, Andy Murray has been given the royal seal of approval.

Murray received his Officer of the Order of the British Empire medal from Prince William on Thursday. He was awarded the distinction in Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's honors list after his victories at the US Open and London Olympics in 2012.

The Scot then won Wimbledon three months ago.

He nearly didn't make it to the ceremony, though.

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