Crews make final preparations for the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

The crews of the Oxford and Cambridge boat race are carrying out their final training sessions before the historic annual event. Last week the Oxford women's team stormed to victory by four lengths.

Final training before the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race 2014

Oxford celebrate victory in the last year's boat race Credit: ITV news

Final preparations are underway for the 160th Boat Race. Oxford are hoping to repeat their success of last year as they race Cambridge down the River Thames from Putney to Mortlake.

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