Anna receiving her MBE

Anna Hopkin, one of our ex-students, has just received her MBE medal.

The medal was presented to her by HRH Princess Anne at Windsor Castle on November 7th, 2022. Her MBE was for ‘Services to Swimming’ and followed on from her being part of the Olympic Gold medal-winning 4 x 100m Mixed medley Relay team in Tokyo in 2021. They also set the World record for the event.

Anna left Runshaw in 2014. Since then Anna has also won 4 gold medals and a bronze at the 2020 European Championships, a silver medal at the 2019 European Championships, and a bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. At the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Anna won 2 silver medals and a bronze medal as part of the women’s and mixed relay teams. She has also recently won a gold, silver, and bronze medal at the 2022 European Championships.

Well done Anna!