May Bumps 1998
The May Bumps 1998 were a set of rowing races held at Cambridge University from Wednesday 10 June until Saturday 13 June 1998. The event was run as a bumps race and is one of a series of that have been held annually in mid-June since 1887. See May Bumps for the format of the races. In 1998, a total of 172 crews took part (103 men's crews and 69 women's crews), with around 1550 participants in total.
Head of the River crews
Pembroke women rowed-over in 1st position, achieving the headship for the 2nd consecutive year.
Highest 2nd VIIIs
The highest men's 2nd VIII for the 9th consecutive year was Lady Margaret II.
The highest women's 2nd VIII for the 5th consecutive year was Jesus II.
Links to races in other years
|Preceding year||Current year||Following year|
|May Bumps 1997||May Bumps 1998||May Bumps 1999|
|Lent Bumps 1997||Lent Bumps 1998||Lent Bumps 1999|
Below are the bumps charts for all divisions. The men's bumps charts are on the left, and women's bumps charts on the right. The bumps chart represents the progress of every crew over all four days of the racing. To follow the progress of any particular crew, simply find the crew's name on the left side of the chart and follow the line to the end-of-the-week finishing position on the right of the chart.
- Durack, John; Gilbert, George; Marks, Dr. John (2000). The Bumps: An Account of the Cambridge University Bumping Races 1827-1999 ISBN 0-9538475-1-9