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LIGHTWEIGHT BOAT RACES

Monday 20th March 2023

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY LIGHTWEIGHT ROWING CLUB

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THE RACE

Oxford Cambridge Lightweight Boat Race, founded 1975

The Lightweight Boat Race, between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge was founded in 1975 by Richard Bates of St. John's College, Cambridge and raced over 2000 meters in Henley on Thames until 2018. For the first time, on 23rd March 2019 the race was held on the Tideway in London over the same Championship Course as the open weight University Boat Races.

 

The Lightweight Women's Boat Race joined the Henley Boat Races in 1984 and raced there until 2019 before joining the men on the Tideway in 2020.

 

 

The 2023 Lightweight Boat Races will held on the Tideway on Monday 20th March

The Women's race will start at 10:20 am

The Men's will start at 11:30 am

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SPECTATORS

Watch the races at London Rowing Club on Putney Embankment from 10:00 Monday 20th March

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BAR

Enjoy the hospitality of the members' bar at the oldest boat house on Putney Embankment. We'll be serving Boat Race Lager from Chadlinton Brewery.

BALCONY

Panoramic views of the championship cource from the London Rowing Club balcony.

LIVE STREAM ON THE BIG SCREEN

Follow the race up close with a live stream of the race on the big screen in the bar.

PRESENTATION

Greet the crews after the race for the prize giving

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