The winners of World Rowing Award have been announced. This year we are proud to celebrate not one, but three awards. Ready? Let’s start with the Filippi Spirit Award winner: Amidu Silva.
photo credit: World Rowing/Ben Tuffnel
He is a top chemical engineering student from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
The captain at his rowing club. A mentor for many club rowers. And he proved to have the World Rowing’s core values.
That’s why he and his Club
have won a brand-new 8+ Filippi boat.
With this reward, he is the first Asian to win a major international rowing award.
2nd award: the World Rowing Women’s crew of the year. Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska, Marta Wieliczko, Maria Springwald, Katarzyna Zillmann, from Poland won the Gold medal at the World Rowing Championships, reaching great results during all the season.
3rd award: the World Rowing Para Crew of the Year.Annika van der Meer and Corne de Koning from the Netherlands have won the Gold medal at the World Rowing Championships.Only the second year together in PR2 mixed double sculls? That wasn’t a problem. They set a new World Best Time.
Photo courtesy by Ellen De Monchy
There’s nothing more to say.We’re proud of you.