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The summer social calendar is well underway with the 164th Henley Royal Regatta. Rowers from across the world - including Olympic medalists are taking part in the five day event on the River Thames. Watch Chris Maughan's report.
Rowing teams from across the world will take part in the Henley Royal Regatta today.
Unlike all other rowing events, the teams at Henley will have to race on a knock-out basis by rowing two abreast over a 2,112m long course.
The Henley Royal Regatta begins today with more than 200 races to take place in the next few days.
Thousands of visitors are expected to attend the five-day event, which will see races of an international standard taking place.
The 164th Henley Royal Regatta begins today. The event will see rowers from all over the world competing on the River Thames. Many of those taking part will have participated in last year's Olympic rowing events.
The racing on Wednesday 3rd July will involve the world's top university, club and school rowers.