Lecong Dragon Boat Team Clinches Four Championships in Ice Dragon Boat Races
Foshan China 2024-02-06 09:31

From February 2 to 3, 2023-2024 Ice Dragon Boat Super League Finals unfolded at Wulagai Nanhu Park in Inner Mongolia. Lecong Dragon Boat Team dominated all four championship titles in the open category, marking the first Grand Slam of the year in ice dragon boat racing.

With 43 teams nationwide and nearly 700 athletes competing on the icy water, the rhythmic drumbeats accompanied the synchronized movements of the participants. Braving the severe cold with temperatures plummeting to minus 30 degrees Celsius, the entire coaching staff and members of the LecongDragon Boat Team displayed unity and determination, ultimately securing victory in the 12-person and 5-person open category, 100-meter, and 200-meter straight-line races.

Following a friendly ice dragon boat match with Harbin on January 14th, the Lecong Dragon Boat Team extended their prowess to Hebei. On January 28th, the 2024 Kangbao First Ice Dragon Boat National Invitational Tournament took place in Kangbao County, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province. Drawing 18 open category ice dragon boat teams from various provinces and 54 local mass category teams, the Lecong Yupin Heyuan Private Kitchen Dragon Boat Team participated in two open category events, securing an impressive second place in the 200-meter straight-line race, fourth place in the 100-meter straight-line race, and an overall third-place finish.

Reporter | Serena

Revisor | Lynn, Eleanor

Photo | Foshan News and Media Center