Where is the best place to watch the boat race?
How can I watch the race? The event will be broadcast on BBC One with coverage starting at 1.50pm and ending at 4.20pm. You can also watch the race via the BBC iPlayer or through The Boat Race’s official YouTube channel.
Why is the 2021 Boat Race not in London?
Cambridge University will take on Oxford University on the River Thames on Sunday, April 3, after two years away from the capital. In 2020, the race was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and then in 2021 it was held as a private event on the River Great Ouse at Ely.
Where does the 2021 Boat Race start and finish?
The 2021 course started at the stone marking the end of that wartime race, and proceeded along a 4,890 m (5,350 yd) course, from the Queen Adelaide Bridge towards Littleport.
What happened to the 2020 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 the Boat Race at Ely?
Due to the challenge of planning a high-profile sporting event around COVID-19 related restrictions at the time, the 2021 race location was moved and took place behind closed doors, at Ely, Cambridgeshire.
Why is there no Boat Race on the Thames?
Cambridge beat Oxford in the 166th Boat Race by less than a length, in a contest moved to Cambridgeshire because of the coronavirus pandemic. Both the men’s and women’s races were moved from the Thames in London to the Great Ouse for the first time since the Second World War.
Who won the Boat race 2022?
2 days ago
Boat Race 2022: Oxford University win Men’s race but Cambridge triumph in Women’s. O xford University have triumphed over Cambridge in the Men’s Boat Race for the first time in five years.
Who won the ladies Boat race today?
Cambridge win the women’s boat race Cambridge’s win, inevitable since the opening moments, is confirmed. Oxford are chugging gamely along, and to their credit the gap has now been halted at around the two-length mark.