Avalon Godmother Offered Free Cruise After Silver Medal in Rio

By ,   August 12, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

River cruise line Avalon Waterways offered ship godmother and Olympic rower Katherine Grainger a free cruise after her silver medal win in Rio de Janeiro.

Yesterday, Grainger, godmother to Avalon Poetry II, won silver alongside double sculls partner Vicky Thornley. It made her the most awarded female Olympian of Great Britain. Katherine Grainger attended the naming celebrations of Avalon Poetry II in 2014.