Audio slideshow: Women's rowing

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A new exhibition about the history of women's rowing has opened at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

Rocking the Boat celebrates the people who fought for recognition in the male-dominated sport.

There are images and artefacts from the Victorian pioneers to the modern era, including the first Olympic medal won by a British women rower.

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Images courtesy of the River and Rowing Museum

Music by: Josh Macrae (EMI).

Slideshow production by Tim Bearder. Publication date 6 June 2011.

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