Inner Mongolia team triumphs in ice dragon boat competition
The heart-racing ice dragon boat competition at the 14th China National Winter Games concluded in Duolun county -- in Xilin Gol League in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region -- on Jan 12, according to the organizers.
After fierce competition over a three-day period, the Inner Mongolia team triumphed, winning seven gold medals and three silvers.
It was followed by the Jilin team, which scooped up three gold medals and seven silver. Teams from Beijing as well as from Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Zhenjiang and Zhejiang provinces also won medals.
Organizers said the ice dragon boat competition is a mass event held to promote winter sports. It attracted the participation of more than 500 players across the country, to test physical strengthen and teamwork.
Teams face off in an ice dragon boat race at the 14th China National Winter Games in Duolun county in Xilin Gol League in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Jan 10. [Photo/Xinhua]
The triumphant Inner Mongolia team digs deep during the ice dragon boat race on Jan 10. [Photo/Xinhua]
The gold medals are shown off by Inner Mongolia team after victory at the ice dragon boat race on Jan 10. [Photo/Xinhua]