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Dragonboating - Not an Olympic Sport?

25 May 2008 - 
As the Olympic Torch began its journey around the world, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Association flag was seen on the boat carrying Hong Kong swimmer Sze Hang-Yu. The IDBF was pleased to see that this traditional Chinese sport, which came to the West via Hong Kong, was so visibly present in connection with the Olympic Games.

Criticism of Chinese politics aside, the EDBF would like to wish the individual athletes who will take part in the upcoming Olympic Games success in their endeavors and congratulations to the HKDBA who scored this PR coup for the dragon boat sport.

The Financial Times US & Asia editions carried the photo, linked here.

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