Women's Boat Race 1974

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29th Women's Boat Race
Date 14 March 1974
Winner Cambridge
Margin of victory 1/2 length
Winning time 4 minutes 8 seconds
Overall record

The 29th Women's Boat Race took place on 14 March 1974. The contest was between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and held on The Isis.


The first Women's Boat Race was conducted on The Isis in 1927.[1]


The race took place on a 1,000-metre (1,094 yd) stretch of The Isis. The contest was won by Cambridge by half a length in a time of 4 minutes 8 seconds.[2] The victory took the overall record in the competition to 19–10 in their favour.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Women's Boat Race – Confetti, Streamers, and Toy Trumpets". Western Daily Press. 16 March 1927. p. 5. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (15 March 1974). "Most exciting Boat Race for a decade". The Times. p. 13.
  3. ^ "Boat Race – Results". The Boat Race Company Limited. Retrieved 18 April 2015.

External links

  • Official website

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