2016 Governor's Award Victorian Female Athlete of the Year - Kitty McEwan Award
Kim Brennan AM - Rowing
Kim helped bring women’s rowing to the forefront when she won the gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Single Scull. A win in the Queen's Cup, while representing Victoria, was another significant 2016 achievement. Kim is the most successful Australian female rower ever, and gives a huge amount of effort to the sport through regular media engagements and athlete mentoring. Kim is smart, sensible, a fair competitor and a great role model for all athletes in rowing and also across other sports. Kim has shared her gold medal success story with Australian sports fans and athletes and in doing so has inspired many young athletes.
Ron Smith, Media Communications, Vicsport – Mobile: 0417 329 201