2021-10-16

2021 China dragon boat race ends Hong Kong wins

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Beijing, October 16, Zigui, Hubei (Li Caiyun, Nie Shuang) the 2021 China dragon boat competition and the “Olympic dragon boat” promotion competition closed on October 16. Hong Kong Yueliang dragon boat team won the first place in the total score of the event

2021 China dragon boat race ends Hong Kong wins

dragon boats race in front of the Three Gorges dam. Photo by Zheng Jiayu

the event was held at Xujiachong Harbor National dragon boat training base in Zigui County, Hubei Province from October 15 to 16. This is also the first time that competitive dragon boats meeting the Olympic standards have participated in the official competition after they appeared in the Tokyo Olympic Games. 12 dragon boat teams from Fujian, Zhejiang, Hunan and Hong Kong participated. The event includes the 100 meter and 500 meter straight race of 10 person dragon boat in the “Olympic dragon boat” group, and the 500 meter and 3000 meter surround race of 22 person dragon boat in the traditional dragon boat open group

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Dragon Boat athletes paddle the water. Photo by Zheng Jiayu

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the competition was held at Xujiachong Harbor National dragon boat training base in Zigui County. Photo by Zheng Jiayu

after two days of fierce competition, Hong Kong Yueliang dragon boat team, Guangdong Shunde Lecong dragon boat team and Fujian Huiquan Dragon Boat Club finally won the first, second and third place in the total score of the event. Among them, Guangdong Shunde Lecong dragon boat team and Hong Kong Yueliang dragon boat team won the champion of 10 person dragon boat 100m and 500m straight race in the Olympic dragon boat group respectively. Hong Kong Yueliang team won the first place in the traditional dragon boat open group 22 person dragon boat 500 meter straight race, and Guangdong Shunde Le won the title of 3000 meter round race from the dragon boat team. (end)