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Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua awarded OBE

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua awarded OBE

Heavyweight boxer, Anthony Joshua has been awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services to sport by Prince Charles.

According to Sportbible, the award ceremony held at Buckingham Palace, on Thursday.

Prior to this, he was previously awarded a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire back in 2013, for his success at the London 2012 Olympics where he won gold in the heavyweight boxing.

An OBE is a Queen’s honour given to an individual for a major local role in any activity such as business, charity or the public sector.

Joshua, arguably the most successful boxers of the modern era, has Niigerian roots and is an indigene of Ogun State.

He remains undefeated since turning professional.

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