Boat Race 2019 is starting today with Oxford and Cambridge locking horns in the 165th annual Boat Race.
The women’s and men’s crews from the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Clubs will be racing the four mile course on the River Thames.
The course for the Boat Race 2019 is 374 years long and stretches between Putney and Mortlake in south-west London.
Last year Cambridge won both the women’s and men’s races, increasing their leads in the event’s history to 83-80.
Huge crowds are anticipated for the Boat Race 2019 with more than 250,000 people expected to take to the banks of the Thames to watch.
The schedule for the Boat Race 2019 sees the women’s Oxford Cambridge race first at 2.13pm BST with the men’s following at 3.10pm BST.
Here are the men’s and women’s teams that will be competing in the Boat Race 2019:
Cambridge men: Dave Bell; James Cracknell; Grant Bitler; Dara Alizadeh; Callum Sullivan; Sam Hookway; Freddie Davidson; Natan Wegrzycki-Szymczyk; Matthew Holland (cox)
Oxford men: Charlie Pearson; Ben Landis; Achim Harzheim; Patrick Sullivan; Tobias Schroder; Felix Drinkall; Charlie Buchanan; Augustin Wambersie; Toby de Mendonca (cox)
Cambridge women: Tricia Smith; Sophie Deans; Laura Foster; Larkin Sayre; Kate Horvat; Pippa Whittaker; Ida Gortz Jacobsen; Lily Lindsay; Hugh Spaughton (cox)
Oxford women: Isobel Dodds; Anna Murgatroyd; Renee Koolschijn; Lizzie Polgreen; Tina Christmann; Beth Bridgman; Olivia Pryer; Amelia Standing; Eleanor Shearer (cox)
If you want to watch all the action from the Boat Race 2019 then here’s how to tune in online…
How to watch Boat Race 2019 online
BBC One is showing the Boat Race 2019 today. Coverage starts at 1.20pm, with the women’s race at 2.13pm BST and the men’s at 3.10pm BST.
YouTube will also be streaming the Boat Race 2019 live – click here to be directed to the page you need to visit.
If you would rather watch the BBC coverage on your computer or smart device then Boat Race 2019 will also be shown on the BBC’s iPlayer service.
This allows users to catch up on highlights whenever they want – as well as being available as a mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
BBC iPlayer is available on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, BT Vision, Chromecast, EE TV, FreeSat, Freeview, NOW TV, Nvidia Shield, Roku, Sky HD, Sky Q, Talk Talk TV, Virgin Media and YouView.
Log-in to any of these smart TV or set-top box apps to stream the latest coverage, or catch-up on-demand.
And if your HD TV model is not supported by the above options, you can always stream the coverage from a Chrome web browser window to the big screen using a Google ChromeCast.
It’s worth noting that you’ll need a valid TV Licence if you watch or record live programmes as it is a criminal offence in the UK to watch “live” television without a TV licence.
You’ll also need a TV Licence to download or watch BBC programmes on iPlayer.
This applies to any device you use.
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