Rower gets the royal seal of approval

Paul Bennett, from Leeds, is made an MBE  by the Princess Royal
Paul Bennett, from Leeds, is made an MBE by the Princess Royal
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Olympic rower Paul Bennett, 28, from Leeds, who won gold at Rio, was awarded the MBE yesterday by the Princess Royal.

He was honoured alongside fellow rowers Scott Durant, 29, Matthew Gotrel, 28, and cox Phelan Hill, 37.

Leeds Town Hall. Pictures: Simon Hulme

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