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International dragon boat race opens in Kunming

Updated:2017-10-18 16:32:29   english.yunnan.cn

The Thirteenth International Dragon Boat Championship is currently being held in Caohai water area of Dianchi Lake from the 17th through 23rd of October. 

Some 2,500 athletes from 24 countries and regions registered for the races. The championship opening ceremony was held on the afternoon of October 17 at Haigeng Dam, and the official races run from the 18th to the 22nd of October in the Caohai. 

Each day the prize-award ceremony is held on Haigeng Dam. The closing ceremony and the award ceremony for the overall trophy will be held on the 22nd of October in Yunnan Nationalities Village, a National 4A Scenic Spot.

By Long Zhou; Editor: Eric Wang