Welcome to the 2018 World Rowing Awards. This year we are bringing all of World Rowing’s awards under one umbrella to be celebrated all on one night at the World Rowing Awards Gala in November 2018.
World Rowing Women’s Crew of the Year
This award is dedicated to a woman or women’s crew who won a World Champion title in 2018 and has been outstanding throughout the rowing season.
World Rowing Men’s Crew of the Year
This award is dedicated to a man or men’s crew who won a World Champion title in 2018 and has been outstanding throughout the rowing season.
World Rowing Para Crew of the Year
This award is dedicated to the most outstanding para-rower or para-crew who won a World Championship title in the current year and has been outstanding throughout the rowing season.
World Rowing Coach of the Year
This award is dedicated to an international coach whose crew or crews have performed outstandingly at the World Championships and throughout the season.
Distinguished Service to International Rowing Award
This award is dedicated to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to develop international rowing.
World Rowing Sustainability Award
This award is for a national federation, club, event organising committee or other rowing organisation that has implemented an innovative project or initiative delivering a clear and positive sustainability impact, or that is demonstrating sound sustainability practices on an ongoing basis. The project should have been implemented within the past 12 months and should have already demonstrated meaningful impact.
Thomas Keller Award
This award is given to a rower or a crew who has had an outstanding career in rowing and has recently retired from the sport, but within the past five years.
Filippi Spirit Award
This award is for a university rower who has demonstrated the core values of rowing in his/her social, academic and sporting life, and, through these values, also enabled or inspired exceptional success in other people's lives - for example in education, business, sports or charity.