King's Cup preview

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King's Cup preview (1.26 mins)

The ADF is participating in a re-race of the King's Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta, England. This year marks the centenary of the 1919 Royal Henley Peace Regatta, conducted as part of repatriation activities undertaken at the end of the First World War. Australia won the 1919 King’s Cup with nine personnel that formed the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) Number 1 Crew. ​ The 2019 King’s Cup includes six crews from the Defence Forces of the original nations who participated including Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, along with crews from Germany and the Netherlands. Participation in the 2019 centenary is an important part of Australia’s military and rowing history.

Publish Date 04 Jul 2019
Tags V20191698
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