Prizegivers

From Royalty to Sporting Legends

Discover our Prizegivers

The Prizegiving Procession takes place on Regatta Sunday at 17:00, and the processional party is led by previous winners of the Doggett's Coat & Badge Wager from The Company of Watermen & Lightermen.

2019-2010

2019 - Lieutenant Commander Pete Reed, OBE

2018 - Dr Dame Katherine Grainger, DBE

2017 - Helen Glover, MBE & Heather Stanning, OBE

2016 - Victoria Pendleton, CBE

2015 - Mike Sweeney, CBE, President of Henley Royal Regatta

2014 - Sir Ben Ainslie, CBE

2013 - Dame Diana Ellis, DBE, Honorary President of British Rowing

2012 - The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman David Wootton

2011 - Sir Chris Hoy, MBE

2010 - Dame Kelly Holmes, MBE, DBE

2009-2000

2009 - The Right Honourable The Lord Coe, KBE, Chairman of the Organising Committee 2012 London Olympic Games

2008 - The Right Honourable The Lord Moynihan, Chairman, British Olympic Association

2007 - Sir Richard Sykes, Rector, Imperial College London

2006 - M. Jacques Rogge, President, International Olympic Committee

2005 - Sir Matthew Pinsent, CBE

2004 - His Serene Highness The Prince Albert of Monaco

2003 - Mr John Coates, Member of the International Olympic Committee & President of the Australian Olympic Committee

2002 - Mary McAleese, The President of Ireland

2001 - Sir Steve Redgrave, CBE

2000 - The Lord Cowdrey, CBE

1999-1990

1999 - HRH The Princess Royal

1998 - HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

1997 - Anita DeFrantz, Member of the International Olympic Committee

1996 - James Crowden, HM Lord Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire

1995 - The Right Honourable Betty Boothroyd, MP Speaker of the House of Commons

1994 - Craig Reedie, Chairman of the British Olympic Association

1993 - Peter Coni, OBE, QC

1992 - Denis Oswald, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron

1991 - General Sir Peter de la Billière, KCB, KBE, DSO, MC & Bar

1990 - Mary Glen-Haig, CBE, International Olympic Committee

1989-1980

1989 - HRH Prince Michael of Kent

1988 - HRH The Princess Royal

1987 - Don Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee

1986 - The Lord Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine, KG, CBE, DSO

1985 - HRH The Prince Andrew

1984 - HRH Prince Michael of Kent

1983 - The Right Honourable The Lord Franks, OM, GCMG, KCB, CBE, PC

1982 - Christopher G V Davidge, OBE, President of the Amateur Rowing Association

1981 - HSH Princess Grace of Monaco

1980 - HRH Prince Michael of Kent

1979-1970

1979 - His Excellency The Honourable Kingman Brewster, Ambassador of the United States of America

1978 - John L Garton, CBE, President of Henley Royal Regatta

1977 - The Lord Killanin, President of the International Olympic Committee

1976 - HRH Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Mrs Angus Ogilvy

1975 - M Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération International des Sociétés d'Aviron

1974 - The Right Honourable Edward Heath, MBE, MP

1973 - The Lord Porritt, GCMG, GCVO

1972 - Dr Roger Bannister, CBE, Chairman of the Sports Council

1971 - The Most Honourable The Marquess of Exeter, KCMG, President of the British Olympic Association

1970 - The Right Honourable The Lord Nugent of Guildford, PC, Chairman of the Thames Conservancy

1969-1960

1969 - The Right Honourable Sir Alec Douglas-Home, KT, MP

1968 - Sir Alan Herbert

1967 - Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Charles Elworthy, GCB, CBE, DSO, MVO, DFC, AFC

1966 - Admiral Sir Varyl Begg, GCB, DSO, DSC, Chief of Naval Staff & First Sea Lord

1965 - The Right Honourable Sir Robert Menzies, KT, CH, The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia

1964 - Senator Leverett Saltonstall

1963 - Sir John Wolfenden, CBE

1962 - M. Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération International des Sociétés d'Aviron

1961 - Lt Col C D Burnell, DSO, OBE

1960 - His Excellency Mr John Hay Whitney, The American Ambassador

1959 - 1946

1959 - The Dowager Viscountess Hambleden, D.C.V.O.

1958 - His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Sir Eric Harrison, K.C.V.O., High Commissioner for Australia

1957 - The Earl of Iveagh, K.G.

1956 - M. Gaston Mullegg, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron

1955 - Sir Gerald Kelly, K.C.V.O

1954 - Sir Pelham Warner, M.B.E.

1953 - Mrs. G. C. Bourne

1952 - His Excellency The Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas White, K.B.E., D.F.C., V.D., High Commissioner for Australia

1951 - Marshal of the Royal Air Force The Lord Tedder, G.C.B.

1950 - His Excellency Mr. Lewis W. Douglas, The American Ambassador

1949 - Mrs. Winston Churchill, G.B.E.

1948 - The Viscount Nuffield, G.B.E.

1947 - The Viscountess Hambleden

1946 - HRH The Princess Elizabeth