FEI Director of Games and Championships Tim Hadaway has been awarded a British Equestrian Federation Medal of Honour in recognition of his role as London 2012 Olympic equestrian sport manager.
Hadaway was presented with the medal by BEF Chairman, Keith Taylor at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials on Sunday, having been officially recognised in 2012.
Appointed as the LOCOG Sport Competition Manager for equestrian events at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2008, Hadaway was responsible for the planning, organisation and management of the Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian events in 2012.
He was instrumental in the successful delivery of the Olympic equestrian events at Greenwich Park in 2012, bringing equestrian sport back to the heart of the Olympics and increasing the visibility of the sport to a global audience.
Having started out with the Pony Club, he went on to work as a cross-country course builder, course designer and then into event management, becoming Director at Blair Castle International Horse Trials in the 1990s. He has also held technical advisory positions with British Eventing.