Dame Kelly Holmes met a fellow veteran in the queue to visit Queen Elizabeth lying-in-state.

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Dame Kelly Holmes met a fellow veteran in the queue to visit Queen Elizabeth lying-in-state. The 52-year-old athlete served in the Army before winning gold medals at the 2004 Olympics for sprinting and felt “compelled” to visit Her Late Majesty – who died on September 8 at the age of 96 following a 70-year reign – as she was lying in state at Westminster Hall and changed her plans last minute but ended up meeting a veteran named John who had served during the time of the Queen’s father King George VI. She said: “I was in Liverpool at the National Diversity Awards and I won, I’m very pleased to…

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