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Blue Boat Crews Announced

 
Blue Boat Crews Announced
1st Mar 2016

As the Men and Women’s Blue Boats weigh-in together today, it is the Cambridge Men’s crew and Women’s crew that top the scales.

Cambridge outweighed Oxford at today’s Crew Announcement and Weigh-In for The Cancer Research UK Boat Race, with the Light Blues weighing in slightly heavier by an average of 1.48kg per man more than their Dark Blue rivals. For the fourth year in a row for The Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race, it was the Cambridge Blue Boat that topped the scales, weighing in by an average of 4.27kg per woman more than their Oxford opponents.

The average weight for the Cambridge Men’s crew was 88.25kg and a total weight of 706.0kg excluding the cox. Oxford’s Men weighed in with an average weight of 86.78kg and a total weight of 694.2kg excluding the cox.

For The Cancer Research UK Women’s Race, the average for the Light Blue crew was 74.80kg and a total weight of 598.4kg excluding the cox. The Dark Blue athletes weighed in marginally lighter with an average weight of 70.53kg and a total weight of 564.2kg excluding the cox.

The heaviest oarsman in this year’s Cancer Research UK Boat Race will be in the Oxford crew. Oxford four-man Joshua Bugajski tipped the scales at 96.4kg, some way off the heaviest oarsmen ever, a record held by the Cambridge 2007 strokeman Thorsten Engelmann at 110.8kg. Former Lightweight George McKirdy, is the lightest crew member on either side, weighing in at 76.8kg.

The Official Crews for The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Race are listed below with their respective weights:

CAMBRIDGE
Position Name Weight (kg)
Bow: Felix Newman – 83.2kg

2: Ali Abbasi – 88.4kg

3: Charles Fisher – 91.8kg

4: Clemens Auersperg – 90.4kg

5: Luke Juckett – 82.0kg

6: Henry Hoffstot –  92.6kg

7: Ben Ruble – 83.4kg

Stroke: Lance Tredell – 94.2kg

Cox: Ian Middleton – 54.0kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox - 706.0kg
Average Weight Ex. Cox – 88.25kg 
Total Weight Inc. Cox – 760.0kg
Average Weight Inc. Cox – 84.44 kg

OXFORD
Position Name Weight (kg)
Bow: George McKirdy – 76.8kg
2: James White – 87.0kg
3: Morgan Gerlak – 85.8kg
4: Joshua Bugajski – 96.4kg

5: Leo Carrington – 87.0kg
6: Jørgen Tveit – 82.4kg
7: Jamie Cook – 84.0kg
Stroke: Nik Hazell – 94.8kg
Cox: Sam Collier – 56.2kg

Total Weight Ex. Cox – 694.2kg 
Average Weight Ex. Cox – 86.78kg
Total Weight Inc. Cox – 750.4kg
Average Weight Inc. Cox – 83.38kg

The Official Crews for The 2016 Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race are listed below with their respective weights:

 

CAMBRIDGE

Position Name Weight (kg)
Bow: Ashton Brown – 81.0kg

2: Fiona Macklin – 64.0kg

3: Alice Jackson – 77.2kg

4: Théa Zabell – 79.4kg

5: Daphne Martschenko – 76.6kg

6: Zara Goozee – 66.2kg

7: Hannah Roberts – 73.6kg

Stroke: Myriam Goudet – 80.4kg

Cox: Rosemary Ostfeld – 50.0kg

 

Total Weight Ex. Cox – 598.4kg
Average Weight Ex. Cox – 74.80kg
Total Weight Inc. Cox – 648.4kg
Average Weight Inc. Cox – 72.04kg

 

OXFORD

Position Name Weight (kg)

Bow: Emma Lukasiewicz – 60.4kg

2: Emma Spruce – 72.0kg

3: Joanneke Jansen – 67.0kg

4: Ruth Siddorn – 75.2kg

5: Ëlo Luik – 78.2kg

6: Anastasia Chitty – 71.0kg

7: Maddy Badcott – 74.8kg

Stroke: Lauren Kedar – 65.6kg

Cox: Morgan Baynham-Williams – 60.0kg

 

Total Weight Ex. Cox – 564.2kg
Average Weight Ex. Cox – 70.53kg
Total Weight Inc. Cox – 624.2kg
Average Weight Inc. Cox – 69.36kg

 

The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races will take place on Sunday 27th March 2016.  The Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race will begin at 3:10pm, The Cancer Research UK Boat Race at 4:10pm.

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