Rowing rivals will rematch again this weekend as Oxford seeks revenge against Cambridge for their double defeat last year
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Regatta It’s a long-standing tradition – the two universities have competed against each other since 1829, with the addition of a women’s race in 1927 becoming an annual affair since 1964. Almost every year since It has since become an important element of the British sporting calendar. and a sight to behold for those watching from the banks of the Thames.
In 2022, the Boat Race returns to its traditional home after two years apart. Here’s everything you need to know about the Oxford v Cambridge match, which will be streamed live on TV for those unable to watch it live:
When is the 2022 sailing race?
The event is traditionally held on a Sunday, and this year is no different – the men’s and women’s races will head to head on Sunday, April 3. It marks the first time since. at the beginning of the pandemic that the race was able to continue without restrictions.
What time does the 2022 regatta take place?
The women’s regatta will be the first event to be held and will begin at 2:23pm. The men’s race will begin exactly an hour later at 3:23pm, with both races taking around 20 minutes from start to finish. The reason for the odd timing is because organizers try to time the event with what they believe will be the fastest currently available.
Where will the 2022 regatta be held?
After two years apart, The Boat Race returns to its familiar home on the Thames, between Putney and Mortlake. The entire event has been canceled in 2020 due to the Covid outbreak, while in 2021 a closed race is held on the River Great Ouse, near Ely in Cambridgeshire, because of safety concerns for the Hammersmith Bridge.
How can I watch the 2022 Yacht Race?
As tradition has happened, BBC will provide live information about the entire event. It will be broadcast on BBC One with coverage starting at 1:50pm and ending at 4:20pm. Coverage can also be streamed via BBC iPlayeron BBC Sport’s website and on YouTube via The Boat Race’s official channel.
Who wins the Yacht Race 2021?
Cambridge has the honor of entering this year’s event as a double champion, having won both the men’s and women’s races in 2021. Their women’s team has won each of the last four matches, while the men’s team has won all but one of the races held since 2015. Cambridge also have an all-time lead over their rivals, meaning Oxford will want to catch the slip. their victory and close the gap with this year’s victories.