Oxford rower Alex Woods 'in stable condition'

Medics and the Oxford rowing team aid their bow Alex Woods after he collapsed at the end of the 158th Boat Race. Credit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Boat Race organisers released this statement:

"BRCL [Boat Race Company Limited] can confirm that Alex Woods is in a stable condition. He will continue to be monitored by hospital staff.

At this time, BRCL's concern is for Alex's well-being.

Alex's family are with him and he is receiving the best possible medical care. Until we have any updates, there will be no further comment."


Swimmer charged over Boat Race

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