Olympic torch relay ban for UK Boat Race protester
The protester who disrupted the Boat Race between Oxford and
Cambridge universities has been banned from the London Olympic
torch relay route.
Trenton Oldfield jumped into the River Thames and swam cross the
path of the rowers halfway through the 158th Boat Race on April
The Australian, who was protesting against elitism and
privilege, entered no plea as he appeared at London’s Feltham
Magistrates’ Court to face a public order charge Monday.
He was granted bail until his next court appearance on May
The bail conditions include a ban on coming within 100 yards of
the roads that form the 8,000-mile torch relay across Britain and
It starts after the Olympic flame arrives at Land’s End in
Cornwall on May 19.