Sir Matthew Pinsent, Tom James, Anna Watkins and Annie Vernon to join fellow Olympians at annual event on 21st March.
A stellar line-up of Olympic guests at The 2013 Boat Race Gala Dinner has now been confirmed.
Supporting Cambridge will be a number of famous ‘Light Blues’ including double Olympic Gold medallist Tom James, London 2012 Gold medallist Anna Watkins, and Beijing Silver medallist and CUWBC Assistant Coach Annie Vernon. The evening will be hosted by four-time Olympic Gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent, who will be joined by fellow ‘Dark Blues’, Beijing Silver medallist Colin Smith and London 2012 Olympian Tom Solesbury.
The Olympic line-up doesn’t stop there though with double Olympic medallist Alex Partridge, Sydney Gold medallist and Cambridge Chief Coach Steve Trapmore, and Beijing Bronze medallist Stephen Rowbotham also confirmed as attendees.
David Searle, Executive Director of The BNY Mellon Boat Race said: “We’re delighted and grateful that so many Light and Dark Blue Olympians are able to attend the dinner. This reflects the long standing connection between The Boat Race and Olympic rowing. After the fantastic success of the British Rowing team at London 2012, The 2013 BNY Mellon Boat Race is set to be one of the most eagerly anticipated sporting events of the year.”
The dinner will be held on Thursday 21st March, just 10 days before The 2013 BNY Mellon Boat Race, and will be attended by this year’s Blue Boats and the Chief Coaches. Guests will enjoy first class hospitality and entertainment, and an exclusive opportunity to engage with the Olympians and this year’s Blue Boats. The Dinner will raise money for the The Prince’s Trust, one of the two Official BNY Mellon Boat Race charities.
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