Women's Boat Race 1982

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37th Women's Boat Race
Date21 March 1982 (1982-03-21)
Margin of victory4 seconds
Overall record

The 37th Women's Boat Race took place on 21 March 1982. 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.


The first Women's Boat Race was conducted on The Isis in 1927.[1] It was the first race in the history of the event to include a male participant, in Oxford's cox Phillip Edwards.[2]


Seat Oxford
University of Cambridge coat of arms.svg
Name College Name College
Bow M. Jollands St Catherine's
2 F. Whiting St Hugh's
3 M. Esslin Keble
4 C. Wardle Somerville
5 S. Talbot New College
6 P. Rowlands Lady Margaret Hall
7 S. Davies Jesus
Stroke Freckleton. Somerville
Cox P. Edwards Wolfson


Cambridge won by four seconds.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Women's Boat Race – Confetti, Streamers, and Toy Trumpets". Western Daily Press. 16 March 1927. p. 5. (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Railton, Jim (11 March 1982). "The Wolfson man who is strictly for the birds". The Times. p. 19.
  3. ^ Railton, Jim (22 March 1982). "Two crews break Head record". The Times. p. 22.

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