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Friday Prize Givers

Updated: May 26, 2022

Winning a medal at National Schools' Regatta is a BIG deal!

We want to make the moment or receiving a medal extra special, so along with key members of the NSR Committee we invite student athletes from some of the best university boat clubs in the UK to join the presentation team.

Crew members from the University of Nottingham will join us on Friday.

Jonny Fieth - 4th Year - Mechanical Engineering

Jonny has been coxing for over 9 years, starting at Abingdon School and now coxes the 1st 8 at University of Nottingham. In 2019, he represented the university at World Rowing Universities Regatta winning Gold in the W8+. As Club President through 2021-22 season he graduates to become a Sports Assistant at Kings School Canterbury.

James Lawn - 5th Year - Master's in Architecture

James has been a member of the University of Nottingham Senior Men’s Squad for 5 years. He started rowing in Year 8 at Tiffin Schools Boat Club (becoming Captain while in the Sixth Form), racing at Nat Schools Regatta from J14 onwards, while it was still at Holme Pierrepoint.

Since joining the University of Nottingham he has achieved national and international success, winning BUCS medals in a range of boat classes, and securing a bronze medal in the Lightweight Double at the European University Championships (EUSA). He has rowed at Henley Royal twice. Alongside his tole as Men’s Captain he has taken on coaching duties with the Beginner squad. He thoroughly enjoys both rowing and coaching, and has been back to his home club regularly during his time at university to lend a hand. He is excited to watch some great racing at NSR this weekend!

Anna Kemsley 1st Year - Biotechnology

Anna has been rowing for 6 years, and is finishing her first year at Nottingham. She had successes at junior level for Reading Rowing Club, winning several medals in the Junior Scullery Regatta. Since coming to Nottingham, she has learnt how to sweep, and has recently won a Silver medal in the Intermediate Women’s Pairs at BUCS regatta.

Georgie Thorpe - 1st Year - Psychology

Georgie has rowed since she was 13 at King’s School Worcester, before moving to the University of Nottingham this year. A highlight for school rowing was winning British Junior Championships in the pair and qualifying for HRR in the Women’s Junior 8. This year she won BUCS head in the W4- and competing in Championship W2- and W4- BUCS Regatta.

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