4 Apr 2010

Cambridge come from behind to beat Oxford in boat race

8:38 am on 4 April 2010

Cambridge has come from behind to beat favourites Oxford by a length and a half in the 156th university Boat Race on the Thames.

Cambridge, with four Englishmen, two Americans and three Canadians, lagged Oxford by a quarter of a length early on but powered back in a winning time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds.

The Light Blues now lead Oxford, who were chasing three wins in a row, overall by 80 wins to 75 with one dead heat.