Penny Chuter

Penny Chuter
Penny Chuter 1964.jpg
Penny Chuter in 1964
Personal information
Born28 July 1942 (1942-07-28) (age 75)
Dunfermline, Scotland
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
ClubGreenbank Falmouth RC


Penelope “Cent” Chuter (given birth to 28 July 1942) is a Uk ex – international sculler, rowing trainer and rowing administrator. Chuter competed for THE UK in the women’s one scull event on the Western european Rowing Championships every year from 1960 to 1964, being successful the sterling silver medal in 1962. In 1964, she retired from worldwide competition and began training being a physical education instructor. In 1973, the Amateur Rowing Association (ARA) appointed Chuter as its initial nationwide coach with responsibility for women’s rowing. She continued to be using the ARA for approximately twenty years, getting its chief trainer for men’s rowing from 1979 to 1982, after that Director of Training from 1982 to 1986 and Movie director of International Rowing from 1986 to 1990. Her trainees included a 1992 Olympian Wade Hall-Craggs. Chuter received an OBE in 1989, as well as the FISA Distinguished Providers to Rowing Prize in 2006. Chuter carrying one scull (1964)

Further reading

Redgrave, Steve; Townsend, Nick (2004). A Golden Age group: The Autobiography. Random Home. ISBN 9780563538219.