• Short Summary

    CAMBRIDGE BEAT OXFORD BY A CONVINCING TEN LENGTHS IN THE 117TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITIES BOAT RACE ON THE RIVER THAMES FROM PUTNEY TO MORTLAKE, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV BOATS LINED UP AT START (CAMBRIDGE IN LIGHT SHIRTS NEARER CAMERA.
    0.03

    2.
    MV CROWDS LINE BANK
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    3.
    SV STARTER DROPS FLAG FOR START OF RACE.
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    4.
    GV START, WITH CAMBRIDGE BEGINNING TO PULL AHEAD.
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    5.
    AIR VIEW SHOWING CAMBRIDGE UP BY HALF A LENGTH
    0.22

    6.
    LV BOATS ROUNDING BEND WITH CAMBRIDGE WELL AHEAD.
    0.32

    7.
    SV CAMBRIDGE CREW ROWING WITH GOOD RHYTHM.
    0.37

    8.
    SV OXFORD PULLING WELL BUT SLIGHTLY MORE RAGGED.
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    9.
    AIR VIEW CAMBRIDGE COMING AWAY FROM BARNES BRIDGE SEVERAL LENGTHS AHEAD.
    0.48


    LV DITTO.
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    MV CAMBRIDGE PASSING FINISHING LINE.
    0.53


    MV DITTO, OXFORD PAST.
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    Initials CO.18.12 GL/JB/CO/18.21


    SPORT: ROWING
    SCHEDULED NEWS BULLETINS ONLY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CAMBRIDGE BEAT OXFORD BY A CONVINCING TEN LENGTHS IN THE 117TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITIES BOAT RACE ON THE RIVER THAMES FROM PUTNEY TO MORTLAKE, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY).

    THE RESULT GAVE CAMBRIDGE THEIR FOURTH SUCCESSIVE VICTORY AND THEIR 65TH WIN IN THE SERIES. OXFORD HAVE WON 51 AND THERE HAS BEEN ONE DEAD HEAT.

    CAMBRIDGE STARTED HOT FAVOURITES IN THE OPINION OF MOST COMMENTATORS. ONE SAID THIS WAS MORE A MEASURE OF THEIR EXCELLENCE THAN OF OXFORD'S SHORTCOMINGS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA44D4QS71KHS0AE47C4EPCN8D7
    Media URN:
    VLVA44D4QS71KHS0AE47C4EPCN8D7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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