Unprecedented number of Filippi Spirit Award nominations narrowed to six
Sydney University has won the men’s title in the Australian Boat Race but they had to fight through waves and 40-kilometre-an-hour winds to take it out.
Melbourne University took the women’s race in slightly better conditions but it was far from still waters.
Nominations for the 2016 Filippi Spirit Award are closing soon. Get your nomination in by 1 November 2016 and be in to win a Filippi eight racing shell.
Nearly 350 university students raced for the championship title at the 14th World University Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.