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11.11.2011

Cygnet Rowing Club win Fifth Annual Rowing Prize

PLA chief executive Richard Everitt with  Stuart Gibbons from Cygnet Rowing Club
PLA chief executive Richard Everitt with  Stuart Gibbons from Cygnet Rowing Club
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Cygnet Rowing Club were the overall winners in the  fifth annual PLA rowing awards.  The winners received their £1,000  prize at a presentation ceremony at Cygnet's Chiswick base.   It was the second year in a row that Cygnet have taken the top prize in the awards.

Most Improved club was American School  in London and runners up were HSBC Rowing Club, both of whom received £ 500. 

The annual awards were started in 2006 when the PLA introduced a new rowing code of practice for the tidal Thames, jointly developed with the rowing community.

L/R Martin Humphries Chairman of Thames Regional Rowing Council, Richard Everitt Chief Executive of Port of London Authority with Rowing Safety Awards 2012 winners Stuart Gibbons from Cygnet Rowing Club along with Most Improved club American School in London Chris Clark and runner-up Giselle Bush from HSBC Rowing Club during the presentations held at Cygnet Rowing Club, Chiswick, London.
 
(L-R) Martin Humphries, Chairman of Thames Regional Rowing Council, Richard Everitt Chief Executive of Port of London Authority with Rowing Safety Awards 2012 winners Stuart Gibbons from Cygnet Rowing Club along with Most Improved club American School in London Chris Clark and runner-up Giselle Bush from HSBC Rowing Club during the presentations held at Cygnet Rowing Club, Chiswick, London.
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