The May Bumps 2005
were a series of rowing
races held at Cambridge University
from Wednesday June 15, 2005 until Saturday June 18, 2005. The event was run as a bumps race
and have been held annually in mid-June since 1887. See May Bumps
for the format of the races. In 2005 a total of 171 crews took part (94 men's crews and 77 women's crews), with around 1500 participants in total.
Head of the River crews
in 1st position retaining the headship, their 7th time since 1998. Jesus
women bumped Pembroke
to take their first headship since 1994.
Highest 2nd VIIIs
The highest men's 2nd VIII at the end of the week was 1st & 3rd Trinity
II, who bumped Caius
II on the 2nd day. 1st & 3rd II achieved overlap on the 1st day but failed to make contact.
The highest women's 2nd VIII for the 3rd consecutive year was Emmanuel
Links to races in other years
Below are the bumps charts for the 1st and 2nd divisions, with the men's event on the left and women's event on the right. The bumps chart represents the progress of every crew over all four days of the racing. To follow the progress of any particular crew, simply find the crew's name on the left side of the chart and follow the line to the end-of-the-week finishing position on the right of the chart.
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