Olympiad 2008 Award 2008
The Yorkshire Olympiads
We have a special award this year to mark an astonishing success at the 2008 Olympic games.Yorkshire’s medal haul was proportionately miles ahead of any other county in both games the summer and Paralympics.
Paul Theakston, managing director of Black Sheep Brewery presented all the Gold Medal Awards.
Ed Clancy – Yorkshire Gold Medal Award
Olympic Gold in cycling – 400m team pursuit.
David Stone – Yorkshire Gold Medal Award
Double Olympic Gold in cycling : Individual time trial and Mixed individual road race
Andy Hodge – Yorkshire Gold Medal Award
Olympic Gold in rowing – Men’s 4. Received by his parents Peter and Liv Hodge.
Danielle Brown – Yorkshire Gold Medal Award
Olympic Gold in Archery. Award received by her parents Duncan & Liz Brown.
Helene Raynsford – Yorkshire Olympiad Award
Olympic Gold in rowing – Women’s arms only single scull
Paul Goodison – Yorkshire Gold Medal Award
Olympic Gold in sailing – One person dinghy laser