HomeNewsDame Katherine Grainger

    Dame Katherine Grainger

    Published on

    Rio Olympic silver medalist Katherine Grainger has been named a dame in this year’s British New Year’s Honor List. With five Olympic medals, Grainger is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian. This most recent honor recognizes her contributions to both sport and charity. Grainger is a board member of International Inspiration, a legacy initiative of London 2012; the British Olympic Association Athletes’ Commission; and London Youth Rowing, and has served as honorary patron or vice-patron of a several other charities. “This is an enormous honor and something I could never have imagined when I started my rowing career,” said Grainger.

    To continue reading…

    Register for free to get limited access to the best reporting available.
    Free accounts can read one story a month without paying.

    Register for free

    Or subscribe to get unlimited access to the best reporting available.


    To learn about group subscriptions, click here.

    More like this