The Thomas Keller Medal is given by FISA, the international govern board for the sport of rowing for an outstanding international career in rowing. It is the highest honor in the sport of rowing. It is awarded to any athlete within five years of his/her retirement from the sport and recognizes an exceptional rowing career as well as exemplary sportsmanship. The International Rowing Federation (FISA) (in French: Fédération Internationale des Sociétés dAviron) is the international governing body for rowing. ... A coxless pair which is a sweep-oar boat. ...
It is named after Thomas Keller who was the president of FISA from 1958 until his death in 1989.
Categories: Rowing Silken Laumann is a Canadian rower, born on November 14, 1964 in Mississauga, Ontario Silken had early plans to compete as a gymnast due to her idol, Nadia Comaneci, although her size (5 feet 10 inches, 110 pounds, precluded those dreams. ... Sir Stephen Geoffrey Redgrave, or less formally Steve Redgrave, (born 23 March 1962 in Marlow, England), is a British rower who won a gold medal at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000, as well as an additional bronze medal in 1988. ... Peter Antonie is an Australian rower of high acclaim, having competed in a large number of international events. ... Sir Matthew Pinsent (born 10 October 1970) is a British rowing champion and four-time Olympic gold medallist. ...
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