Women to row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

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The four teams will row in the new women's long course category at the Royal St. John's Regatta. They will race to one end of Quidi Vidi Lake and back for a total of 2.45 kilometres. Traditionally, the women rowed half that distance, turning around in the centre of the lake, while the men rowed the longer track.
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Women to row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

History will be made today at a 204-year-old rowing race in St. John's as four women's teams tackle a course that has historically been reserved for men.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Women row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John’s regatta

Until Thursday morning, the men exclusively rowed a 2.45-kilometre course from one end of the narrow lake to the other. The women rowed half the distance.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Women to row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John's regatta

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – History will be made today at a 204-year-old rowing race in St. John’s as four women’s teams tackle a course that has historically been reserved for men. The four teams will row in the new women’s long course category at the Royal St. John’s Regatta, racing to one end of Quidi […]

4 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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Women to row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John’s regatta

Traditionally, the women rowed half that distance, turning around in the centre of the lake, while only the men rowed the longer track

4 months ago·Canada
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Women to row same distance as men for first time in 204-year-old St. John’s regatta - The Pipestone FlyerThe Pipestone Flyer

Four crews of women rowers will make history on Thursday morning in St. John’s, as they race from one end of Quidi Vidi Lake to the other along a course historically reserved for men.

4 months ago·Wetaskiwin, Canada
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