Seven Top Rowing Personalities Honoured for High Achievements - 2006 FISA Awards Winners Announced
The seven recipients of these distinguished awards are:
2006 FISA Coach of the Year: Gianni Postiglione, technical director, Greece
2006 FISA Male Crew of the Year: Men's Quadruple Sculls (M4x), POL - Konrad Wasielewski, Marek Kolbowicz, Michal Jelinski, Adam Korol
2006 FISA Female Crew of the Year: Women's Single Scull (W1x), BLR - Ekaterina Karsten
2006 FISA Distinguished Service to International Rowing: Penny Chuter, former head coach of Great Britain and member of FISA's competitive rowing commission, Great Britain
All seven recipients were present in Limassol, Cyprus and were handed the prestigious medals during the gala dinner of the 2006 World Rowing Coaches Conference which took place for three days on the Greek island.
FISA awards winners are awarded based on nominations submitted to the FISA Executive Committee by FISA staff, commission and council members.