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July 3, 1993 | From Associated Press
Michelle Knox-Zaloom of the Potomac Boat Club was among the winners Friday as history was made at the 154-year-old Henley Royal Regatta when women competed for the first time over the full course. The rower from the Washington, D.C., club defeated Helen Mangan of England by three lengths over the 1.3-mile course on the Thames River. "Women have not been rowing all that long," Knox-Zaloom said.
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July 3, 1993 | From Associated Press
Michelle Knox-Zaloom of the Potomac Boat Club was among the winners Friday as history was made at the 154-year-old Henley Royal Regatta when women competed for the first time over the full course. The rower from the Washington, D.C., club defeated Helen Mangan of England by three lengths over the 1.3-mile course on the Thames River. "Women have not been rowing all that long," Knox-Zaloom said.
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July 5, 1987 | Associated Press
Harvard's trip to the 148th Henley Royal Regatta ended Saturday when the Crimson eight lost to the Canadian national crew by three-quarters of a length in the event's premier competition, the Grand Challenge Cup. The Canadians, rowing as Ridley Boat Club, will meet the Soviet national eight in the final. Only three boats entered the event as most British eights reportedly were frightened off by the strength of the opposition.
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June 20, 1992
It's going to cost $17,500 for the 6,000-mile trip, and the competition could be over in seven minutes. Risky business? You bet, but it's an exercise Orange Coast College's crew program will go through for the ninth time Monday when it travels to England for the 153rd Henley Royal Regatta. OCC's heavyweight eight will be in the 32-boat field competing for the Temple Challenge Cup July 1-5 on the Thames River.
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July 1, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard's lightweight eight, which shattered the Thames Cup record in the Henley Royal Regatta Thursday, followed by losing to Williams (Mass.) College Friday. Williams, which took an early half-length lead, held on through the middle of the race, when Harvard closed within three feet, then eventually eased away to win the race by three-quarters of a length. Williams' time was 7:03, 37 seconds slower than Harvard's record time the day before.
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June 30, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard's rowers beat the elements and the opposition with four impressive victories on the second day of the 150th Henley Royal Regatta Thursday. Most outstanding was the Crimson lightweight crew, which broke the Thames Cup course record in unseasonally cold and wet conditions in the morning, holding off the Irish crew from University College of Galway. The Americans finished in 6 minutes 26 seconds, five seconds faster than the previous set by Imperial College of Dublin.
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July 4, 1986 | Associated Press
A collision with a pleasure launch Thursday set back the Henley Royal Regatta challenge of Brown University's rowers, who two years ago won the Ladies' Challenge Plate in record time. The accident, which occured 100 meters past the finish line, sheared off a section of the bow. "It could make quite a difference to us," said stroke Scott Armstrong, one of two returnees from the 1984 crew. "We may have to switch boats now and have only half a day to get used to a different one.
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July 3, 1986 | Associated Press
The Potomac Boat Club gave the United States an encouraging start today with a victory in the first round of the Henley Royal Regatta. The crew of four from Washington, D.C., beat the English boat from Bedford Star Rowing Club by two lengths. Three of the four crewmen had been to Henley previously. The No. 3 man, Mark Coleson, reached the final with the 1976 Potomac crew.
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July 5, 1990
The Orange Coast College men's crew won its opening race Wednesday in the Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-On-Thames, England. Orange Coast defeated University College of Oxford by two lengths. The Pirates' winning time was 7 minutes, 28 seconds on 1-mile, 550-yard course on the River Thames. Orange Coast Coach Dave Grant said the times were a little slow because of a strong head wind, rain and 50-degree weather.
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July 1, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard's lightweight eight, which shattered the Thames Cup record in the Henley Royal Regatta Thursday, followed by losing to Williams (Mass.) College Friday. Williams, which took an early half-length lead, held on through the middle of the race, when Harvard closed within three feet, then eventually eased away to win the race by three-quarters of a length. Williams' time was 7:03, 37 seconds slower than Harvard's record time the day before.
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June 30, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard's rowers beat the elements and the opposition with four impressive victories on the second day of the 150th Henley Royal Regatta Thursday. Most outstanding was the Crimson lightweight crew, which broke the Thames Cup course record in unseasonally cold and wet conditions in the morning, holding off the Irish crew from University College of Galway. The Americans finished in 6 minutes 26 seconds, five seconds faster than the previous set by Imperial College of Dublin.
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June 18, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard won its third consecutive national collegiate rowing championship Saturday with a two-second victory over Washington. The Harvard crew covered the 2,000-meter course on Lake Harsha in 5 minutes 35.5 seconds to win the Herschede Cup, symbolizing the national championship. Washington, which won the 1984 title, finished in 5:38.93. The Huskies, lost the Pacific Coast rowing championship to UCLA this season. Northeastern, which beat Harvard in a dual regatta earlier this year, was third in 5:39.
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June 18, 1989 | Associated Press
Harvard won its third consecutive national collegiate rowing championship Saturday with a two-second victory over Washington. The Harvard crew covered the 2,000-meter course on Lake Harsha in 5 minutes 35.5 seconds to win the Herschede Cup, symbolizing the national championship. Washington, which won the 1984 title, finished in 5:38.93. The Huskies, lost the Pacific Coast rowing championship to UCLA this season. Northeastern, which beat Harvard in a dual regatta earlier this year, was third in 5:39.
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July 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Three world rowing champions--West German sculler Peter-Michael Kolbe and British pair Steve Redgrave and Andy Holmes--won their heats Friday and then were penalized for breaking the rules at the 148th Henley Royal Regatta.
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July 5, 1987 | Associated Press
Harvard's trip to the 148th Henley Royal Regatta ended Saturday when the Crimson eight lost to the Canadian national crew by three-quarters of a length in the event's premier competition, the Grand Challenge Cup. The Canadians, rowing as Ridley Boat Club, will meet the Soviet national eight in the final. Only three boats entered the event as most British eights reportedly were frightened off by the strength of the opposition.
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July 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Three world rowing champions--West German sculler Peter-Michael Kolbe and British pair Steve Redgrave and Andy Holmes--won their heats Friday and then were penalized for breaking the rules at the 148th Henley Royal Regatta.
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