Media advisory: Olympic rowing

From Fast Track
The National Lottery is recognising the sporting achievements of Britain’s Olympic gold medal rowers from Beijing by creating casts of their hand and foot prints as part of a nationwide campaign.

A series of commemorative works has been commissioned by The National Lottery to honour British Olympic and Paralympic Games gold medallists from every corner of the UK, with the aim of exhibiting them in the build up to and during London 2012.

The National Lottery is contributing up to £2.2 billion to the funding of the infrastructure of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

What: Olympic rowing gold medallists hand & foot print casting

Who: Olympic rowing gold medallists from Beijing:
Steve Williams, Men’s Four
Peter Reed, Men’s Four
Tom James, Men’s Four
Andy Hodge, Men’s Four
Zac Purchase, Men’s Lightweight Double Scull
Mark Hunter, Men’s Lightweight Double Scull

Where: Lakeview Room, Eton Dorney Lake, Off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, Sl4 6QP

When: Friday January 22, 2,30pm

2.45pm: One-to-one interview opportunities with Peter Reed, Tom James, Andy Hodge, Zac Purchase & Mark Hunter
4pm: Group photocall with all rowers
4.15pm: One-to-one interview opportunities with Steve Williams

Please contact Abigail Thomas or Kate Silvers at Fast Track to register your attendance and for interview requests:

07841 012675 /

07789 544048 /


Rights free images will be available through Richard Lane Photography following the casting:

Abigail Thomas
Communications Manager
Fast Track
Tel: 0207 593 5293
Mobile: 07841012675

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