Putney Society Congratulates Putney’s Olympic Rowers


Many congratulations from the Putney Society to our great Olympic rowers

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The Putney Society has issued a statement congratulating the local residents who have made the Beijing Olympics the most successful for Britain since the Second World War.

Chairman John Ewing said, " Putney is proud of a great achievement by everybody."

Local Olympians include:

James Clarke – fifth – Lightweight men’s four
Alison Knowles – finalist – Women’s eight
Elise Laverick – Bronze medal  - Women’s Double Sculls
Annie Vernon
– Silver Medal – Women’s Four
Matthew Wells
– Bronze Medal – Mens Double sculls

August 21, 2008