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Coaches of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games gold medallists were recognised when they were inducted into the Coaching Hall of Fame: Supported by Gillette.
The coaches were awarded medals by Minister for Sport and Tourism Hugh Robertson at the UK Coaching Awards 2012: Supported by Gillette that took place at the Lancaster London.
Equestrian coaches who were inducted into the Coaching Hall of Fame:
Dr Wilfred Bechtolsheimer
Speaking at the presentations the Minister said: "Congratulations to all those coaches who helped deliver victory for our British athletes at the London 2012 Games. It is entirely fitting that we should recognise their efforts and achievements by enrolling them into the Coaching Hall of Fame."
Gillette’s support of the UK Coaching Awards follows its partnership with sports coach UK earlier this year as part of the Gillette 2012 ‘Great Starts’ campaign. The campaign was introduced to celebrate coaches and inspire the next generation through the offer of grants awarded through the scheme. Gillette recognise that coaching is an essential part of the future successes of sport in the UK. Together with sports coach UK, they are committed to supporting and celebrating coaching in the UK.
For more information visit the SportscoachUK website