Henley Royal Regatta 2009
Wednesday 1 July - Sunday 5 July
The 160th Henley Royal Regatta 2009 ran from Wednesday 1 July to Sunday 5 July in warm, sunny conditions.
The total entry of 468 crews (450 in 2008) included 93 overseas crews (98 in 2008) from 15 different nations. Entries came from China for the first time with Sichuan Province in The Princess Grace Challenge Cup (W4x), The Double Sculls Challenge Cup (M2x) and the two single sculling events.
New Zealand entered its full World Championships' Team and the Italian Federation, after an absence of many years, fielded crews in three events. Several crews contained Beijing Olympic medallists.