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The 2018 World Rowing Award Nominations Announced

by Row 360

The 2018 World Rowing Award finalists have been decided.

Public nomination drew over 1000 submissions for this year’s awards. The public nominations then went to World Rowing’s expert nominations panel and individual judging panels before the finalists were decided by the FISA Executive Committee.

POL W4x up for Women’s Crew of The Year © Benedict Tufnell

Joining the World Rowing Awards for 2018 is the Sustainability Award. This award acknowledges those who endeavour to safeguard the environment in which rowing takes place and help their local environment.

GER M8+ finalists again in 2018 for Men’s Crew of The Year © Benedict Tufnell

2018 World Rowing Awards

Women’s Crew of the Year Nominees:

  • Caileigh Filmer, Hillary Janssens, CanadaWomen’s pair
  • Sanita Puspure, IrelandWomen’s single sculls
  • Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska, Marta Wieliczko, Maria Springwald, Katarzyna Zillmann, PolandWomen’s quadruple sculls

Sanita Puspure (IRL) © Benedict Tufnell

 

Men’s Crew of the Year Finalists:

  • Joshua Hicks, Spencer Turrin, Jack Hargreaves, Alexander Hill, AustraliaMen’s four
  • Jason Osborne, GermanyLightweight men’s single sculls
  • Johannes Weissenfeld, Felix Wimberger, Maximilian Planer, Torben Johannesen, Jakob Schneider, Malte Jakschik, Richard Schmidt, Hannes Ocik, Martin Sauer (coxswain), GermanyMen’s eight
  • Paul O’Donovan, Gary O’Donovan, IrelandLightweight men’s double sculls

O’Donovan Brothers (IRL) © Benedict Tufnell

 

Para-rowing Crew of the Year Finalists:

  • Perle Bouge, FrancePara PR2 women’s single sculls
  • Ellen Buttrick, Grace Clough, Oliver Stanhope, Daniel Brown, Erin Wysocki-Jones (coxswain), Great BritainPara PR3 mixed coxed four
  • Annika van der Meer, Corne de Koning, Netherlands, Para PR2 mixed double sculls

Annika van der Meer(R) Corne de Koning (L) (NED) © Benedict Tufnell

 

Coach of the Year Finalists:

  • Uwe Bender, GermanyMen’s eight
  • Dominic Casey, Ireland, Men’s pair, lightweight men’s and women’s double sculls, lightweight men’s quadruple sculls
  • Jan Klerks, Netherlands, Para-rowing team
  • Laurel Korholz, United States, Women’s four, women’s single sculls


2018 Sustainability Award Finalists:

  • “Pushing for a Clean Sweep”, National Schools Regatta, Great Britain
  • “Partnership with Waikato River Authority”, Rowing NZ, New Zealand
  • “Love Where you Row”, Alan Robinson / Schuylkill Navy / Head of the Schuylkill, United States

Caileigh Filmer, Hillary Janssens (CAN) © Benedict Tufnell

The winners will be announced on Friday 23 November 2018 at the World Rowing Awards dinner in Berlin, Germany. This will be held during the 2018 World Rowing Sports Medicine, Science and Coaches Conference, and 2018 FISA National Federations Conference.

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