Who do you believe achieved an outstanding performance this year in rowing?

Here are the categories:

-       World Rowing Para-rowing Crew of the Year

-       World Rowing Female Crew of the Year

-       World Rowing Male Crew of the Year

-       World Rowing Coach of the Year

-       World Rowing Distinguished Service to Rowing Medal

Just one nomination can be made for each category. A crew can also represent an individual rower.

Nominations close midnight (CET) 23 October, online here

Please note that this is not a voting process, but a nomination process.

Once all of the nominations have been received the next stage will be a review by the FISA Council who will narrow the list down to a short list. The short list will then go to FISA’s Executive Committee who will decide on the winners in the five categories.

The award winners will be publically announced on 7 December 2017 and the winners presented with their awards at the 2017 World Rowing Awards dinner on Friday 8 December 2017 in London, Great Britain.  

Last year’s winners were:

- 2016 World Rowing Female Crew of the Year: Magdalena Fularczyk-Kozlowska, Natalia Madaj (POL), women’s double sculls.
- 2016 World Rowing Male Crew of the Year: Martin & Valent Sinkovic (CRO), men’s double sculls.
- 2016 World Rowing Para-Rowing Crew of the Year: Rachel Morris (GBR), para PR1 women’s single sculls.
- 2016 World Rowing Coach of the Year: Roger Barrow (RSA)
- 2016 World Rowing Distinguished Service to Rowing Medal: Reinhold Batschi (AUS)