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]
Nikolay Pimenov RUS [5]
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]
1999 Silken Laumann CAN [13]
Kathleen Heddle CAN [14]
2001 Steve Redgrave GBR [15]
2002 Marnie McBean CAN [16]
2003 Peter Antonie AUS [17]
2004 Nico Rienks NED [18]
2005 Matthew Pinsent GBR [19]
2006 Agostino Abbagnale ITA [20]
2007 Mike McKay AUS [21]
2008 Elisabeta Lipă ROM [22]
2009 Kathrin Boron GER [23]
2010 James Tomkins AUS

[1]

2011 Jüri Jaanson EST

[2]

2012 Václav Chalupa TCH [24]
2013 Eskild Ebbesen DEN [25]
2014 Drew Ginn AUS [26]
2015 Iztok Čop SLO [27]
2016 Caroline Evers-Swindell NZL [28]
Georgina Evers-Swindell
2017 Katherine Grainger GBR [29]
2018[a] Eric Murray NZL [27]
Hamish Bond
  1. ^ In 2018 the medal is being awarded twice; to Murray and Bond in July and another award in November[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041205044611/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_618.pdf
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128065313/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_633.pdf
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128062218/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_635.pdf
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128064444/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_620.pdf
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128063715/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_627.pdf
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041205065750/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_630.pdf
  7. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128063645/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_621.pdf
  8. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128061720/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_619.pdf
  9. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041205042151/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_622.pdf
  10. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041205043657/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_634.pdf
  11. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041205064822/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_624.pdf
  12. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070927210359/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_629.pdf
  13. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128062347/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_631.pdf
  14. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128065949/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_623.pdf
  15. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128065540/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_632.pdf
  16. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128063848/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_625.pdf
  17. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128065327/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_628.pdf
  18. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20041128065256/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_626.pdf
  19. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070927210442/http://dps.twiihosting.net/fisa/doc/content/doc_7_751.pdf
  20. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20060710092519/http://www.worldrowing.com/display/modules/news/dspNews.php?newid=323958&pageid=25
  21. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070811063403/http://www.worldrowing.com/display/modules/news/dspNews.php?newid=324197
  22. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080604100951/http://www.worldrowing.com/display/modules/news/dspNews.php?newid=324393
  23. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20090715204739/http://www.worldrowing.com/display/modules/news/dspNews.php?newid=324652&pageid=93
  24. ^ http://www.worldrowing.com/news/vaclav-chalupa-legendary-czech-sculler-awarded-rowings-highest-distinction
  25. ^ http://www.worldrowing.com/news/most-successful-danish-sportsman-awarded-thomas-keller-medal-
  26. ^ http://www.worldrowing.com/photos-videos/videos/2014-thomas-keller-medal-drew-ginn-aus
  27. ^ a b http://www.worldrowing.com/athletes/thomas-keller-medal
  28. ^ "Olympic champion Kiwi twins honoured with prestigious award from World Rowing". Stuff.co.nz. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  29. ^ "Great Britain's Katherine Grainger wins 2017 Thomas Keller Medal". International Rowing Federation. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  30. ^ "2018 Thomas Keller Medal nomination form". FISA. Retrieved 21 September 2018.

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