• Short Summary

    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY CONFOUNDED THE EXPERTS BY WINNING THE 100TH UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE ON THE LONDON THAMES TODAY.

  • Description

    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY CONFOUNDED THE EXPERTS BY WINNING THE 100TH UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE ON THE LONDON THAMES TODAY. THEY BEAT OXFORD BY MORE THAN SIX LENGTHS AFTER LEADING FROM START TO FINISH. OXFORD STARTED ODDS-ON FAVOURITES.

    CAMBRIDGE COVERED THE FOUR MILES 374-YARD COURSE IN THE FAIRLY GOOD TIME OF 19 MINUTES 18 SECONDS, THE FASTEST SINCE 1960. ONLY THREE WEEKS AGO CAMBRIDGE WAS GIVEN NO CHANCE OF WINNING BUT THEY PRODUCED A SPARKLING PERFORMANCE TODAY.

    OXFORD NEVER HAD THE LIFE NOR STRENGTH TO GET TO GRIPS WITH THEIR RIVALS WHO HAD A 20 SECONDS LEAD AT THE HALFWAY STAGE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA52CDA4IMWGDD2B7F93YT5P1SW
    Media URN:
    VLVA52CDA4IMWGDD2B7F93YT5P1SW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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