Jess Eddie Appointed to Henley Royal Regatta Committee

At the Annual General Meeting of Henley Royal Regatta this week Jess Eddie who won a historic silver medal at the Olympics in Rio in 2016 in the women’s eight has been appointed to the Committee after Sophie Hosking stepped down and five new Stewards were elected.

Jess Eddie will take up the position in the New Year.  Sir Steve Redgrave, Chair of the Regatta Committee commented: I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sophie for her hard work, commitment and invaluable contribution to the Committee and to the Regatta. We are extremely grateful to her.”

On election of the five new Stewards, Sir Steve added: “We’re delighted to elect Barbara Wilson, Robin Williams MBE, Heather Stanning OBE, Emma Twigg MNZM and Mohamed Sbihi MBE as new Stewards. The Stewards are a tribute to the long-standing history of the Regatta and we look forward to them joining the team, they will all be a great asset to the event.

The 2024 Henley Royal Regatta takes place between Tuesday, 2 July and Sunday, 7 July.  Tickets go on general sale from Monday, 15 April 2024.

Photo credit: British Rowing

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