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In 1981, Who was the first female competitor in The Boat Race event?

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posted Aug 20, 2016 by Raghav Choudhary

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Sue Brown
Sue Brown is an English former cox notable for being the first woman to compete in the 152-year history of The Boat Race when she coxed the Oxford VIII in the 1981 race.

Brown is from Honiton, Devon. She was an undergraduate at Wadham College studying biochemistry when she was selected as the Oxford cox, having previously coxed the British women's IV at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Oxford won the 1981 race by 8 lengths. Brown also coxed the Oxford VIII in the 1982 race which Oxford won by three-and-a-quarter lengths.

Sue Brown (rowing)

answer Aug 27, 2016 by Deepak Jangid
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