The opening ceremony of 2019 International Dragon Boat Invitational Race (photo/Zhang Yongliang)
Recently, 2019 International Dragon Boat Invitational Race kicked off at Changtianlou water area in east lake of Wuhan, Hubei province. There were 18 dragon boats domestic and overseas competing.
It is the first international dragon boat race that Wuhan has hosted. The participants included three international representative teams, which consisted of athletes from Russia, Brazil, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and South Korea. These athletes are studying or working in Wuhan. The race won widely responses as teams were formed only in a few days.
After fierce competition, Best Dragon Boat Team of Hubei won the champion; Chenbang Dragon Boat Team of Wuhan and the dragon boat team of Wuhan Business University won the second and third prize.
Wuhan plans to make International Dragon Boat Invitational Race on East Lake as a brand event and a traditional event for Wuhan group activity.
The competition spot of 2019 International Dragon Boat Invitational Race on East Lake (photo/Zhang Yongliang)
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