Michel Robert receives the National Order of the Legion of Honour
Friday, 03 January 2014
Michel Robert. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.The living legend Michel Robert has received one of France's most distinguished awards as he has been appointed as a knight of the Legion of Honour. Michel - who turned 65 during Christmas - retired from the international sport at the end of 2013. Robert has been one of the most successful riders in the world for decades, and to read more about his achievements click here.
The National Order of the Legion of Honour was established over 200 years ago by Napoleon, and Roberts got his order from the French Sports Ministry.