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

Members of the Studio Verso team celebrate as they cross the finish line after racing to victory in the women’s long course event at the Royal St. John's Regatta in St. John's, Thursday, August 4, 2022. Four crews of women rowers made history in a race from one end of Quidi Vidi Lake to the other along a course historically reserved for men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bud Gaulton Members of the Studio Verso team celebrate as they cross the finish line after racing to victory in the women’s long course event at the Royal St. John's Regatta in St. John's, Thursday, August 4, 2022. Four crews of women rowers made history in a race from one end of Quidi Vidi Lake to the other along a course historically reserved for men. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bud Gaulton

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