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WHAT would the great oarsmen of the 'seventies and 'eighties have said if they, in all the glory of their whiskers and straw hats, had pulled in to a wharf at Bames or Putney and encountered a women's eight just setting out ? It would have seemed to them a shocking and almost sacrilegious thing for women te take up rowing. But women have done it, and at the women's colleges it is ' now a recognized and popular sport. Miss Abernachy, who is to talk on women's rowing, is President-Elect of the London University Federation of Rowing Clubs.

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