Favourites Oxford surged to victory over Cambridge in the 159th Boat Race on Sunday, a year after the 2012 event had been controversially disrupted by a protestor.
The Oxford University boat crew (L) pull ahead in the closing stages of the race to beat the Cambridge University crew (R) during the annual boat race on the River Thames in London on March 31, 2013. Oxford won the 159th Annual boat race between Oxford University and Cambridge University.
Amid tightened security on the River Thames, Oxford powered home to win the 4.2-mile (6.8-kilometre) race by a length and a half, trimming Cambridge's overall lead in the event to 81-77.
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