What happened in the 2012 Boat Race?
The 158th Boat Race took place on 7 April 2012. The race was eventually won by Cambridge by 41⁄4 lengths, in a consolidated time of 17 minutes 23 seconds. Immediately after completing the race, a member of the Oxford crew collapsed, but later recovered.
Who disrupted the boat race?
protester Trenton Oldfield
A man who disrupted this year’s University Boat Race has been jailed for six months for causing a public nuisance. Trenton Oldfield, 36, of Myrdle Street, east London, swam into the path of crews on 7 April interrupting the 158th race between Oxford and Cambridge.
What happened to the boat race?
The races were cancelled on 16 March 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic in the United Kingdom. Other than as a result of war, it was the first time the men’s race had been cancelled since it has taken place annually from 1845. It was also the first cancellation of the women’s race since its 1964 revival.
Why is there no Boat Race on the Thames?
2021 relocation This was due to the safety issues of Hammersmith Bridge, as well as restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic still being in force. Plans are underway to hold the 2022 Boat Race on the Thames.
Who won the Boat Race 2011?
The 157th Boat Race took place on 26 March 2011….The Boat Race 2011.
|157th Boat Race|
|Margin of victory||4 lengths|
|Winning time||17 minutes 32 seconds|
|Overall record (Cambridge–Oxford)||80–76|
What are the names of the boats in the boat race?
For the men, Oxford’s reserve boat is called Isis, Cambridge’s is called Goldie. The women’s reserve boats are called Osiris (Oxford) and Blondie (Cambridge).
Why has the boat race been moved?
The Boat Race has been moved from its traditional home on the River Thames in order to avoid large crowds gathering. Instead, it will take place behind closed doors on the Great Ouse in Ely, Cambridgeshire.
Will there be a boat race 2021?
The Boat Race 2021 was a side-by-side rowing race that took place on 4 April 2021. The Boat Race is contested annually between crews from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge….
|The Boat Race 2021|
|Overall record (Cambridge–Oxford)||85–80|
Why is the boat race being moved?
Why the 2021 Boat Races were moved The Boat Race Company Limited statement: “The decision to relocate the 2021 event reflects the challenge of planning a high-profile amateur event around continuing Covid related restrictions as well as uncertainty regarding the safety and navigation of Hammersmith Bridge.”
Why was the boat race moved?