Recent Prizegivers
2016Victoria Pendleton, C.B.E.
2015Mike Sweeney, Esq., C.B.E., President of Henley Royal Regatta
2014Sir Ben Ainslie, C.B.E.
2013Dame Diana Ellis, D.B.E., Honorary President of British Rowing
2012The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman David Wootton
2011Sir Chris Hoy, M.B.E.
2010Dame Kelly Holmes, M.B.E., D.B.E.
2009The Rt. Hon The Lord Coe, K.B.E., Chairman of the Organising Committee 2012 London Olympic Games
2008The Rt. Hon. The Lord Moynihan, Chairman, British Olympic Association
2007Sir Richard Sykes, Rector, Imperial College London
2006M. Jacques Rogge, President, International Olympic Committee
2005Sir Matthew Pinsent, C.B.E.
2004H.S.H. The Prince Albert of Monaco
2003Mr. John Coates, member of the International Olympic Committee & President of the Australian Olympic Committee
2002Mrs. Mary McAleese, The President of Ireland
2001Sir Steve Redgrave, C.B.E.
2000The Lord Cowdrey, C.B.E. 
1999H.R.H. The Princess Royal
1998H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh
1997Ms. Anita DeFrantz, Member of the International Olympic Committee
1996Mr. J. G. P. Crowden, H. M. Lord Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire
1995The Rt. Hon. Betty Boothroyd, M. P., Speaker of the House of Commons
1994C. C. Reedie, Esq., Chairman of the British Olympic Association
1993P. R. C. Coni, Esq., O.B.E., Q.C.
1992M. Denis Oswald, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1991General Sir Peter de la Billière, K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. & Bar
1990Mrs. Mary Glen-Haig, C.B.E., International Olympic Committee
1989H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent
1988H.R.H. The Princess Royal
1987Don Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee
1986The Lord Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine, K.G., C.B.E., D.S.O.
1985H.R.H. The Prince Andrew
1984H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent
1983The Rt. Hon. The Lord Franks, O.M., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.B.E., P.C.
1982C. G. V. Davidge, Esq., O.B.E., President of the Amateur Rowing Association
1981H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco
1980H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent
1979His Excellency The Hon. Kingman Brewster, Ambassador of the United States of America
1978John L. Garton, Esq., C.B.E., President of Henley Royal Regatta
1977The Lord Killanin, President of the International Olympic Committee
1976H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Mrs. Angus Ogilvy
1975M. Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1974The Rt. Hon. Edward Heath, M.B.E., M.P.
1973The Lord Porritt, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.
1972Dr. Roger Bannister, C.B.E., Chairman of the Sports Council.
1971The Most Hon. The Marquess of Exeter, K.C.M.G., President of the British Olympic Association.
1970The Rt. Hon. The Lord Nugent of Guildford, P.C., Chairman of the Thames Conservancy.
1969The Rt. Hon. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, K.T., M.P.
1968Sir Alan Herbert
1967Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Charles Elworthy, G.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.V.O., D.F.C., A.F.C.
1966Admiral Sir Varyl Begg, G.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C., Chief of Naval Staff & First Sea Lord
1965The Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, K.T., C.H., The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia
1964Senator Leverett Saltonstall
1963Sir John Wolfenden, C.B.E.
1962M. Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1961Lt. Col. C. D. Burnell, D.S.O., O.B.E.
1960His Excellency Mr. John Hay Whitney, The American Ambassador
1959The Dowager Viscountess Hambleden, D.C.V.O.
1958His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Sir Eric Harrison, K.C.V.O., High Commissioner for Australia
1957The Earl of Iveagh, K.G.
1956M. Gaston Mullegg, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1955Sir Gerald Kelly, K.C.V.O.
1954Sir Pelham Warner, M.B.E.
1953Mrs. G. C. Bourne
1952His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas White, K.B.E., D.F.C., V.D., High Commissioner for Australia
1951Marshal of the Royal Air Force The Lord Tedder, G.C.B.
1950His Excellency Mr. Lewis W. Douglas, The American Ambassador
1949Mrs. Winston Churchill, G.B.E.
1948The Viscount Nuffield, G.B.E.
1947 The Viscountess Hambleden
1946 H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth
Mr. John Coates, member of the I.O.C. & President of the Australian Olympic Committee 2003

John Coates, member of the I.O.C. & President of the Australian Olympic Committee 2003

Sir Steve Redgrave, C.B.E. 2001

Sir Steve Redgrave, C.B.E. 2001

The Lord Cowdrey, C.B.E. 2000

The Lord Cowdrey, C.B.E.  2000

H.R.H. The Prince Andrew 1985

H.R.H. The Prince Andrew 1985

H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Mrs. Angus Ogilvy 1976

H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Mrs. Angus Ogilvy 1976

H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth 1946

H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth 1946

H.S.H. The Prince Albert of Monaco 2004

H.S.H. The Prince Albert of Monaco 2004

Sir Matthew Pinsent, C.B.E. 2005

Sir Matthew Pinsent, C.B.E. 2005

Dame Kelly Holmes, M.B.E., D.B.E. 2010

Dame Kelly Holmes, D.B.E., M.B.E.

Sir Chris Hoy, M.B.E. 2011

Sir Chris Hoy, M.B.E.

Dame Diana Ellis, D.B.E. 2013

Dame Diana Ellis, D.B.E.

Sir Ben Ainslie, C.B.E. 2014

Sir Ben Ainslie