2010's

Date Prizegiver
2017 Helen Glover, M.B.E. & Heather Stanning, O.B.E.
2016 Victoria Pendleton, C.B.E.
2015 Mike Sweeney, Esq., C.B.E., President of Henley Royal Regatta
2014 Sir Ben Ainslie, C.B.E.
2013 Dame Diana Ellis, D.B.E., Honorary President of British Rowing
2012 The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman David Wootton
2011 Sir Chris Hoy, M.B.E.
2010 Dame Kelly Holmes, M.B.E., D.B.E.

VICTORIA PENDLETON, C.B.E.

M. Jacques Rogge, President, International Olympic Committee

2000's

Date Prizegiver
2009 The Rt. Hon The Lord Coe, K.B.E., Chairman of the Organising Committee 2012 London Olympic Games
2008 The Rt. Hon. 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, C.B.E.
2004 H.S.H. The Prince Albert of Monaco
2003 Mr. John Coates, member of the International Olympic Committee & President of the Australian Olympic Committee
2002 Mrs. Mary McAleese, The President of Ireland
2001 Sir Steve Redgrave, C.B.E.
2000 The Lord Cowdrey, C.B.E. 

1990's

Date Prizegiver
1999 H.R.H. The Princess Royal
1998 H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh
1997 Ms. Anita DeFrantz, Member of the International Olympic Committee
1996 Mr. J. G. P. Crowden, H. M. Lord Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire
1995 The Rt. Hon. Betty Boothroyd, M. P., Speaker of the House of Commons
1994 C. C. Reedie, Esq., Chairman of the British Olympic Association
1993 P. R. C. Coni, Esq., O.B.E., Q.C.
1992 M. Denis Oswald, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1991 General Sir Peter de la Billière, K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. & Bar
1990 Mrs. Mary Glen-Haig, C.B.E., International Olympic Committee

1980's

Date Prizegiver
1989 H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent
1988 H..R.H. The Princess Royal
1987 Don Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee
1986 The Lord Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine, K.G., C.B.E., D.S.O.
1985 H.R.H. The Prince Andrew
1984 H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent
1983 The Rt. Hon. The Lord Franks, O.M., G.C.M.G., K.C.B., C.B.E., P.C.
1982 C. G. V. Davidge, Esq., O.B.E., President of the Amateur Rowing Association
1981 H.S.H. Princess Grace of Monaco
1980 H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent

1970's

Date Prizegiver
1979 His Excellency The Hon. Kingman Brewster, Ambassador of the United States of America
1978 John L. Garton, Esq., C.B.E., President of Henley Royal Regatta
1977 The Lord Killanin, President of the International Olympic Committee
1976 H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Mrs. Angus Ogilvy
1975 M. Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1974 The Rt. Hon. Edward Heath, M.B.E., M.P.
1973 The Lord Porritt, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.
1972 Dr. Roger Bannister, C.B.E., Chairman of the Sports Council.
1971 The Most Hon. The Marquess of Exeter, K.C.M.G., President of the British Olympic Association.
1970 The Rt. Hon. The Lord Nugent of Guildford, P.C., Chairman of the Thames Conservancy.

1960's

Date Prizegiver
1969 The Rt. Hon. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, K.T., M.P.
1968 Sir Alan Herbert
1967 Marshal 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.
1966 Admiral Sir Varyl Begg, G.C.B., D.S.O., D.S.C., Chief of Naval Staff & First Sea Lord
1965 The Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Menzies, K.T., C.H., The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia
1964 Senator Leverett Saltonstall
1963 Sir John Wolfenden, C.B.E.
1962 M. Thomas Keller, President of the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Aviron
1961 Lt. Col. C. D. Burnell, D.S.O., O.B.E.
1960 His Excellency Mr. John Hay Whitney, The American Ambassador

1950's & 1940's

Date Prizegiver
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 H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth

H.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth