Thomas Keller Medal

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The Thomas Keller Medal is given by the International Rowing Federation (FISA) for an outstanding international career in the sport of rowing. It is the highest honor in rowing and is awarded to any athlete within five years of his/her retirement from the sport. It recognizes an exceptional rowing career as well as exemplary sportsmanship.

It is named after Thomas Keller who was the president of FISA from 1958 until his death in 1989.

Past recipients[edit]

Year Winner Country Profile
1990 Alf Hansen NOR [1]
1991 Thomas Greiner GER [2]
1994 Yuriy Pimenov RUS [3]
1996 Francesco Esposito ITA [4][permanent dead link]
Nikolay Pimenov RUS [5][permanent dead link]
Rolf Thorsen NOR [6]
1997 Giuseppe Abbagnale ITA [7]
Carmine Abbagnale ITA [8]
Jana Sorgers GER [9]
Thomas Lange GER [10]
1998 Kerstin Köppen GER [11]
Roland Baar GER [12][permanent dead link]
1999 Silken Laumann CAN [13][permanent dead link]
Kathleen Heddle CAN [14][permanent dead link]
2001 Steve Redgrave GBR [15][permanent dead link]
2002 Marnie McBean CAN [16][permanent dead link]
2003 Peter Antonie AUS [17][permanent dead link]
2004 Nico Rienks NED [18][permanent dead link]
2005 Matthew Pinsent GBR [19][permanent dead link]
2006 Agostino Abbagnale ITA [20]
2007 Mike McKay AUS [21]
2008 Elisabeta Lipă ROM [22]
2009 Kathrin Boron GER [23]
2010 James Tomkins AUS


2011 Jüri Jaanson EST


2012 Václav Chalupa TCH [26]
2013 Eskild Ebbesen DEN [27]
2014 Drew Ginn AUS [28]
2015 Iztok Čop SLO [29]
2016 Caroline Evers-Swindell NZL [1]
Georgina Evers-Swindell
2017 Katherine Grainger GBR [2]


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