Women's Boat Race 1980

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35th Women's Boat Race
Date 23 March 1980 (1980-03-23)
Winner Oxford
Margin of victory 2 and 1/2 lengths
Overall record
(Cambridge–Oxford)
23–12

The 35th Women's Boat Race took place on 23 March 1980. The contest was between crews from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and held as part of the Henley Boat Races along a two-kilometre course.

Background

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

Race

Oxford won by two and a half lengths.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Women's Boat Race – Confetti, Streamers, and Toy Trumpets". Western Daily Press. 16 March 1927. p. 5.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (24 March 1980). "ARA come off the fence and vote in favour of Games". The Times. p. 12. 

External links

  • Official website


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