Photo courtesy of Henley Royal Regatta.
Henley-On-Thames, England- Harvard men's heavyweight crew wrapped up the 2015 Henley Royal Regatta over the weekend. In The Prince Albert Challenge Cup, Harvard "A" boat bested Cornell and Imperial College London in the heats to advance to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, Harvard fell two lengths short of victory to the eventual champions, Washington. Harvard "B" boat beat Columbia in the heats, but came up short to eventual finalist, Yale.
In The Visitors' Challenge Cup, Harvard "A" boat defeated Ruderverein Münster in the heats, but fell one length short of eventual finalist Sydney Rowing Club. The Crimson "B" boat upended Ruder-Club Allemannia von 1866 e.V. by a full two and half lengths but lost out to Cal.
The Radcliffe alumnae crew teamed up with Oxford University Women's Boat Club for The Remenham Challenge Cup. The pair easily beat out Ruderverein Münster in the heats and advanced to the semi-finals, where the Leander Club and Imperial College London pair was able to pull past them for the spot in the finals.