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January 21, 2022
The annual British Rowing Awards ceremony was held on 20th January – this year’s had to be held virtually but this means you can go to the BR website and catch up on all the stories here.
The Awards recognise the herculean efforts of the entire rowing community across the country, rowers, volunteers and supporters in all sorts of settings to maintain, and even grow the sport during these so-challenging times. |You can find all the citations on this page.
The Region was represented by nominees in almost all categories – see the news story here – and we are thrilled to be able to celebrate the following as winners of National Awards (in the order in which they were announced):
Club Crew of the Year
Cantabrigian RC Womens 8
National Safety Award
Julie Hogg, City of Cambridge RC
Lifetime Achievement Award
Tony Roper, Yare Boat Club (joint award with Mike Beresford, Southampton University and Andy Turner, Queens Park HS)
Medal of Merit
Vicky Parry, Isle of Ely RC
Chris Elder and Hayley Shipton of Peterborough City – Commened