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Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 1am

London Business School Wins 22nd Cranfield MBA Regatta: MBA News

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The crew from London Business School have been announced as the winners of the 22nd Cranfield MBA Regatta, hosted by Cranfield School of Management in the UK.

With 20 teams taking part, representing nine business schools, the London Business School crew performed impressively, boasting three wins from the four races held during the MBA regatta. One of the planned five races was abandoned, according to the organizers.

Overall, the top five places from the entire MBA regatta were awarded to crews from:

  1.     London Business School
  2.     Kellogg School of Management / WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
  3.     Cranfield School of Management (crew number 1)
  4.     Cranfield School of Management (crew number 4)
  5.     Cranfield School of Management (crew number 10)

The Cranfield MBA Regatta

Hosted each year by the Cranfield School of Management, the longest-running MBA regatta is held on the south coast of England in The Solent, a famous stretch of water for sailing. The regatta is a two-day sailing festival with hospitality and entertainment over the course of the weekend.

Further to the weekend's sporting focus, MBA students and alumni who partake are able to network with students from other schools taking part, as well as demonstrate leadership and team-working skills.

Mansoor is a contributor to and former editor of TopMBA.com. He is a higher and business education specialist, who has been published in media outlets around the world. He studied English literature at BA and MA level and has a background in consumer journalism.