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Last Updated: Sunday, 27 March, 2005, 10:34 GMT 11:34 UK
University Boat Race photos
The Oxford crew
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Cambridge win the toss and chose the Middlesex station but it's Oxford who make the best of the delayed start
Oxford (L) lead Cambridge towards the finish
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The Oxford crew build up a lead and never look like being overtaken after passing under Hammersmith Bridge
Andrew Triggs Hodge of Oxford lies back in exhaustion
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Oxford put clear water between the two boats before crossing the line in a time of 16 mins 41 seconds
Oxford pass under Chiswick Bridge after finishing
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Oxford had the heaviest crew in the race's history but were outside Cambridge's 1998 record time by 22 seconds
Oxford cox Acer Nethercott is thrown into the water
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It's a special victory for cox Acer Nethercott who was on the losing boat in controversial circumstances last year
Oxford's Andrew Triggs Hodge lifts the winning trophy
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There's delight on the winners' rostrum for Oxford who have now won three out of the last four race meetings



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