sport news James Cracknell can't stop drop in TV audience for the Boat Race

Double Olympic champion James Cracknell can't stop drop in TV audience for the Boat Race The Boat Race attracted the lowest television audience in a decade The BBC One coverage drew in 800,000 fewer people than last year The peak audience of 4.8m coincided with the climax of the men's race 

By Laura Lambert For The Daily Mail

Published: 21:27 BST, 8 April 2019 | Updated: 21:33 BST, 8 April 2019

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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

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