Royal Order of Sports Merit
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- Order was instituted on 18 June 1982.
- Order is awarded for distinguished service in sports, in teaching physical education, or the management, organisation, promotion and development of physical education and sports.
- Order is awarded to individuals in four classes: Grand Cross, Gold Medal, Silver Medal, and Bronze Medal. The classes: Gold Plaque, Silver Plaque, and Bronze Plaque are awarded to collectives.