Hong Kong Dragon Boat Team sets a new Championship record in the “20th Yokohama Dragon Boat Festival”


Hong Kong Dragon Boat TeamHong Kong Dragon Boat Team has won the Champion of the International Champion Cup (Standard Boat Premier Open 260m) with a new championship record of 53 seconds in 20th Yokohama Dragon Boat Festival on 2 June 2013.

More than 200 crews from Tokyo and Kanagawa have joined this Festival which is the signature dragon boating event in Yokohama, Japan. At the invitation of the Yokohama International Dragon Boat Association, Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association has sent 22 Hong Kong Team young athletes whose average age is below 25 to join the “International Champion Cup” races. This is the first time for the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Team to join this Festival.

Congratulations to the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Team!!