Thames Challenge Cup

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The Thames Challenge Cup is a rowing event for men's eights at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England. It is open to male crews from a single rowing club. Boat clubs from any university, college or secondary school are not permitted, neither are squad oarsmen seeking selection for F.I.S.A. Heavyweight or Lightweight Championships. A crew may not include oarsmen who have rowed or sculled in an Olympic Games or a F.I.S.A. Senior World Championships for Heavyweights or Lightweights or who have won a medal at World Under 23 Championships (or the World Under 23 Regatta or The Nations' Cup) or at a World University Rowing Championships.

Winner (1999 onwards)[edit]

Year Winners Beaten finalists
2014 Wappen Frankfurt am Main.svg Frankfurter Rudergesellschaft Germania 1869, Germany (article on German edition) bt Sport Imperial Boat Club
2013 Abingdon School Boat Club Rowing Blade.svgGriffen Boat Club, UK[n 1] bt Upper Thames Rowing Club 'A', UK
2012 Rowing Blade Black.svgMolesey Boat Club, UK bt Thames Rowing Club 'A'
2011 University of Melbourne coat of arms.pngUpper Yarra Rowing Club, AUS[n 2][1] bt Star Rowing Club, UK
2010 Oxford University Boat Club.svgCambridge University Boat Club Rowing Blade.svg1829 Boat Club, UK bt West End Rowing Club, NZ
2009 Rowing Blade Black.svgMolesey Boat Club, UK bt Henley Rowing Club
2008 Leander Club Rowing Blade.svgLeander Club, UK bt Tideway Scullers School Boat Club, UK
2007 Leander Club Rowing Blade.svgLeander Club, UK bt Agecroft Rowing Club, UK
2006 London Rowing Club Rowing Blade.svgLondon Rowing Club "A", UK bt Tideway Scullers School Boat Club, UK
2005 Oxford University Boat Club.svgHenley Rowing Club, UK bt Lady Elizabeth Boat Club, IRE
2004 London Rowing Club Rowing Blade.svgLondon Rowing Club "A", UK bt R.C Reuss Luzern, Switzerland
2003 DEU Homberg(Ndrh) COA.svg Homberger Ruderklub, DE (Homberg, Duisburg on German edition) bt London Rowing Club "A", UK
2002 Leander Club Rowing Blade.svgLeander Club, UK bt Notts City Rowing Academy 'A', UK
2001 Logo krcg.jpgRoyal Club Nautique de Gand, BE bt Thames Rowing Club 'A', UK
2000 Rowing Blade Black.svgMolesey Boat Club "A", UK bt Crabtree Boat Club, UK
1999 Rowing Blade Black.svgMolesey Boat Club "A", UK bt Crabtree Boat Club, UK

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Notes and references[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Old Abingdonians
  2. ^ Ex Melbourne University Boat Club
References
  1. ^ George Ellis wins at Henley 2011 Tamar Rowing Club. 10 July 2011. Retrieved 2014-11-14.