19 May 2013

Todd knighted at Buckingham Palace

5:13 am on 19 May 2013

Mark Todd has been knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.

Sir Mark received his knighthood for services to equestrian sport.

The Olympic equestrian received the New Zealand Order of Merit knighthood in the New Year's Honours.

Sir Mark, 57, won a team bronze at last year's London Olympics.

He won individual gold medals at the 1984 and the 1988 Olympics. He lives in Britain.