By Laura Lambert For The Daily Mail
Published: 21:27 BST, 8 April 2019 | Updated: 21:33 BST, 8 April 2019
The Boat Race attracted the lowest television audience in a decade, with the average audience dipping below 3million for the first time.
Despite the added appeal of double Olympic champion James Cracknell's participation at the age of 46, the BBC One coverage drew in 800,000 fewer people than last year, with an average of 2.9m people.
Similarly, the peak