Günter Pfeistlinger receives a new media award announced in memory of former EHF Communications Manager, Siân Rowland.
Siân Rowland Media Award
During the final weekend of the 9th Men’s EHF European Handball Championship in Vienna, Austria, the European Handball Federation announced a new media award in memory of the organisation’s former Communications Manager, Siân Rowland, who passed away in December 2008.
The first recipient of the award was Günter Pfeistlinger, Chairman of the AIPS Handball Commission, who worked together with Siân on numerous European Championships and other handball events in her 10 years with the European Federation.
The Siân Rowland Special Media Award will be presented on a biennial basis at the Men’s European Championship.
The Award was presented at the final press conference of the EHF EURO 2010 by Tor Lian, President of the EHF and Siân’s brother, JJ Rowland.
Photos: Michael Heuberger and Uros Hocevar
From left: EHF Vice President Jean Brihault, JJ Rowland, Günter Pfeistlinger;
EHF President Tor Lian, EHF Secretary General Michael Wiederer