GB Rowing’s International Manager nominated for city sports award

David Tanner James Cracknell and David Tanner are among the nominees in the Square Mile Sport Awards 2008.  Voting has now opened giving the executives in the City of London the opportunity to be the first to name their favourite sporting heroes and moments of the last twelve months.

The City chooses from nominated shortlists in six categories – Young Sportsperson of the Year, Panasonic Sports Leader of the Year, Toughest Sportsperson of the Year, Sports Team of the Year, ICAP Sportsperson of the Year, and The Betfair Sporting Moment of the Year.

The nominees were chosen by the Square Mile Sport Awards’ judging panel chaired by former England rugby star Will Greenwood and comprising of renowned British sport stars Barry McGuigan, Sam Torrance, and Jonathan Edwards.

The winners of the Square Mile Sport Awards 2008 will be unveiled at a star-studded dinner on 27th November in central London.

The shortlisted nominees for the Square Mile Sport Awards in James Cracknell and David Tanner’s categories are:

Panasonic Sports Leader of the Year
  • Dave Brailsford, GB Cycling
  • Simon Clegg, Chef de Mission, Team GB
  • Rio Ferdinand, Football
  • Warren Gatland / Shaun Edwards, Rugby Union
  • Stephen Park, RYA Olympic Manager, British Sailing Team
  • David Tanner, ARA International Manager and  Performance Director, GB Rowing
Toughest Sportsperson of the Year
  • Mark Beaumont, World Cycle Challenge
  • Mark Cavendish, Cycling
  • James Cracknell, Cross Continent Challenge

For full biography details of all of the nominees and to register your votes and nominations  go to

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