As the Men and Women’s Blue Boats weighed-in together yesterday, it was the Cambridge Men’s crew and Women’s crew that topped the scales.

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Cambridge outweighed Oxford at yesterday’s Crew Announcement and Weigh-In for The 2014 BNY Mellon Boat Race, with the Light Blues weighing in heavier by an average of 2.6kg per man more than their Dark Blue rivals.

For the second year now, The Newton Women’s Boat Race crews weighed-in with their male counterparts yesterday, which is part of their journey to join the Men on the Tideway in 2015. It was the Cambridge Blue Boat that topped the scales, weighing in by an average of 4kg per woman more than their Oxford opponents.

The average weight for the Cambridge Men’s crew was 92.3kg and a total weight of 738kg excluding the cox. Oxford’s Men weighed in with an average weight of 89.7kg and a total weight of 717.8kg excluding the cox.

For the Newton Women’s Race, the average for the Light Blue crew was 73.2kg and a total weight of 585.8kg excluding the cox. The Dark Blue athletes weighed in with an average weight on 69.2kg and a total weight of 553.6kg excluding the cox.

The Official Crews for The 2014 BNY Mellon Boat Race are listed below with their respective weights:

CAMBRIDGE

Position Name Weight (kg)

Bow: Michael Thorp – 88kg

2: Luke Juckett – 84.2kg

3: Ivo Dawkins – 89.2kg

4: Steve Dudek – 101kg

5: Helge Gruetjen – 99.6kg

6: Matthew Jackson – 94.4kg

7: Joshua Hooper – 92kg

Stroke: Henry Hoffstot – 89.6kg

Cox: Ian Middleton – 53.6kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox  728kg

Average Weight Ex. Cox  92.3kg

Total Weight Inc. Cox  791.6kg

Average Weight Inc. Cox  88kg

OXFORD

Position Name Weight (kg)

Bow: Storm Uru – 80.4kg

2: Chris Fairweather – 85.4kg

3: Karl Hudspith – 91kg

4: Thomas Swartz – 81.2kg

5: Malcolm Howard – 108.2kg

6: Michael DiSanto – 89.2kg

7: Sam O’Connor – 88.8kg

Stroke: Constantine Louloudis – 93.6

Cox: Laurence Harvey – 54.8kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox  717.8kg

Average Weight Ex. Cox  89.7kg

Total Weight Inc. Cox  772.6kg

Average Weight Inc. Cox  85.8kg

The Official Crews for The 2014 Newton Women’s Boat Race are listed below with their respective weights:

CAMBRIDGE

Position Name Weight (kg)

Bow: Caroline Reid – 64.4kg

2: Kate Ashley – 75kg

3: Holly Game -74.6kg

4: Isabella Vyvyan – 87.2kg

5: Catherine Foot – 71kg

6: Melissa Wilson – 77kg

7: Claire Watkins – 72.6

Stroke: Emily Day – 64kg

Cox: Esther Momcilovic – 52.4kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox  585.8kg

Average Weight Ex. Cox  73.2kg

Total Weight Inc. Cox  638.2kg

Average Weight Inc. Cox  70.9kg

OXFORD

Position Name Weight (kg)

Bow: Elizabeth Fenje – 58.6kg

2: Alice Carrington-Windo – 67.2kg

3: Maxie Scheske – 64.8kg

4: Nadine Graedel Iberg – 72.6kg

5: Anastasia Chitty – 69.4kg

6: Lauren Kedar – 75.4kg

7: Amber De Vere – 72kg

Stroke: Laura Savarese – 73.6kg

Cox: Erin Wysocki-Jones – 49.6kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox  553.6kg

Average Weight Ex. Cox  69.2kg

Total Weight Inc. Cox  603.2kg

Average Weight Inc. Cox  67kg

The 2014 BNY Mellon Boat Race will take place on Sunday 6th April 2014 on The Tideway between Putney and Mortlake. The Newton Women’s Boat Race will be raced a week earlier, on Sunday 30th March, at Henley.

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