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Heroes’ Return – 17 September 2016

Heroes’ Return – 17 September 2016

The following events provide an opportunity for Members and corporate partners to support the Club’s international athletes as they train and race to achieve their Olympic dreams.

18 February 2016

‘Meet the Athletes’ evening, held at Leander Club
Hosted by BBC sports presenter John Inverdale, the evening will focus on our GB international men.

19 May 2016

‘Meet the Athletes’ evening, held at Leander Club
Hosted by leading TV personality Clare Balding, our second evening of the year will focus on our GB women.

10-13 August 2016

‘Together at the Finish’ at Leander Club
Your opportunity to share the excitement of the four days of Olympic finals in Rio at the most successful rowing club in the world! Surrounded by rowing supporters, many of whom will have Olympic medals of their own, you will be able to live the moment as our GB athletes strive for Olympic success. A full house is guaranteed. Refreshments will be available throughout the day and with our own live TV link to Rio, this event is not to be missed!

17 September 2016

‘Heroes Return’ at Leander Club
The entire town of Henley turns out on this day to welcome back our triumphant athletes! The rowers will first take to the water, with opportunities for photography, before a media briefing and an open-top bus tour of the town. Following a civic reception, our athletes will return to Leander for a private celebration surrounded by Members and their guests.

12 October 2016

‘Celebrate the Journey’ at the Guildhall, London
A unique celebratory dinner for our athletes, Club Members and corporate partners, held at one of the City’s most historic venues, by kind permission of the Lord Mayor. Our Guest of Honour is five-times Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave CBE and, in traditional fashion, our international athletes will be seated all over the room. This allows everyone  to hear a personal account of the Olympics.

The dates for our RowZambique 2017 and Bicentenary 2018 campaign events will follow in due course.

Click here for the Corporate Hospitality Brochure.


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