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Dragon Boat Racing Held in Shiyanhu Lake, Changsha

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The photo above shows the boats race around the island at the first corner.

 

The aerial view of a 1500-meter-long around-island racing route that all racers will follow

 

Three racing boats are in a sprint finish.

 

Three racing boats are trying to overtake each other at a corner.

 

An around-the-island dragon boat racing kicked off in Shiyanhu Lake, Changsha, on May 25, 2017.


All the participating boats should finish the whole course of 1500 meters around the island. This is a traditional way to celebrate the coming Dragon Boat Festival.

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Translator: Pang Yuehui

Chinese source: hn.chinanews.com