The 32-year-old Carrington is also a 10-time world champion.
Pascoe has won 11 gold medals over four Paralympics and is an advocate for people with disabilities.
“Obviously swimming has enabled me to make a positive impact in the pool but also the Paralympic movement,” Pascoe told the New Zealand Herald. “My advocacy for equality for people with disabilities … being the youngest (dame) now is very overwhelming and a huge honor and I accept it with pride.”
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