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Wednesday, 12 February, 2003, 13:40 GMT
BOAT RACE 2002


Oxford celebrate after crossing the line ahead of Cambridge Oxford clinch Boat Race
Oxford upset pre-race favourites Cambridge to win the 148th University Boat Race in a dramatic encounter.
Ben Burch lifts up the trophy Dark Blue delight
Oxford President Ben Burch describes victory in the 148th University Boat Race as "unbelievable".
Matthew Pinsent A race to remember
Triple Olympic gold medallist and former Blue Matthew Pinsent reflects on an "amazing" race and is already looking forward to next year.
Boat Race joy across the pond
There is delight in Chicago as Joshua McGee celebrates his brother Luke's win with Oxford in this year's University Boat Race.
Boat Race umpire seeks clean race
University Boat Race umpire Simon Harris is hopeful that there will be no repeat of last year's restart.
Oxford lag in practice
BBC Sport's Mark Davies, a former Cambridge cox, believes that Oxford have their work cut out in Saturday's Boat Race.
Varsity crews seek edge
BBC Sport Online follows the Varsity crews down the River Thames ahead of Saturday's Boat Race.
Oxford top Boat Race scales
The Dark Blues weigh in a pound heavier than Cambridge for the 148th University Boat Race.
Oxford look to bury past
Oxford's Ben Burch focuses on this year's University Boat Race, but faces a stern test against Tom Stallard and his Cambridge crew.
Mayer motivated for major test
Cambridge's German international oarsman Sebastian Mayer says winning the Boat Race will rank as one of his greatest achievements.
What's it all about?
BBC Sport Online's Mark Davies examines why the Boat Race has so many detractors.
Perkins passes greatest test
Dan Perkins will row in the Oxford Blue boat after being diagnosed with cancer and given two years to live - five years ago.
Relentless rowing regime
BBC Sport Online provides an insight into the daily schedule of the university oarsman as they build to their all-important race.
West grows up on the river
Josh West, the tallest ever competitior in the Boat Race, is ready to complete his University education with a win before rowing for GB.
Man with the Midas touch
BBC Sport's Mark Davies pays tribute to Cambridge's late coach Harry Mahon and examines how they will cope with his absence.
Little things count
BBC Sport's Mark Davies, a former Cambridge cox, provides an insight into the all-important role of the person in the box seat.
Family affair on the Thames
The 148th University Boat Race is notable for the number of friendly rivalries between this year's Oxford and Cambridge crews.
A group dynamic
BBC Sport Online examines the specific roles of all members of an eight - a balanced, powerful and complex unit.
Anniversary action
BBC Sport Online leafs through the archives to find some memorable University Boat Races of years gone by, with Oxford to the fore.
Rowing back the years
BBC Sport Online looks at the glorious and colourful past of the battles between Oxford and Cambridge dating back to 1829.
Boat Race archive pictures
Images from the Oxford and Cambridge clashes on the River Thames in recent years.
Cambridge win dramatic Boat Race
The Light Blues win the University Boat Race after a restart against Oxford on the River Thames.


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The Cambridge crew have looked strong in practice


Cambridge's Rick Dunn and Oxford's Andrew Dunn will be going head-to-head
Friend or foe?


BBC Sport Online examines the specific roles of all members of an eight - a balanced, powerful and complex unit.
A group dynamic


BBC Sport's Mark Davies, a former Cambridge cox, provides an insight into the all-important role of the person in the box seat.
Sitting in the box seat


There is delight in Chicago as Joshua McGee celebrates his brother Luke's win with Oxford in this year's University Boat Race.Josh's joy
McGee delighted with brother Luke in Boat Race

Oxford crew member Daniel Perkins has overcome two brain tumours to raceToughest test
Boat race star Perkins beats brain cancer

BBC Sport Online leafs through the archives to find some memorable University Boat Races of years gone by, with Oxford to the fore.Thames tales
Watch and listen to action from years gone by

Images from the Oxford and Cambridge clashes from down the yearsArchive action
Relive the head-to-heads from down the years

Images from last year's clash between the Oxford and Cambridge on the River Thames.Clashing crews
Action from the controversial 2001 boat race
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