Boat Race protester due to be sentenced

Trenton Oldfield Credit: ITN

A man who disrupted this year's University Boat Race by swimming into the path of the rowers is due to be sentenced for causing a public nuisance.

Trenton Oldfield, 36, told the court that he wasprotesting against government elitism.

He's been warned he could face a jail sentence.


Boat Race: Man jailed

Trenton Oldfield, who disrupted this year's Boat Race, was sentenced to six months in jail.