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At the recent IDBF 9th World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Prague, Czech Republic, from 25th to 30th August 2009, our Singapore teams’ performances were excellent.
Both the Senior and Junior Teams surpassed all expectations, brought great honour to Singapore and projected our image internationally.
In the very competitive and tough senior events, our Senior Men’s Team did exceptionally well. We came in 8th position in the 200m and 500m races and 10th position in the 1,000m and 2,000m races. This feat was achieved against 17 other countries that took pa
It was our junior teams’ debut performances that had the loudest cheers. The Junior Teams won 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze medals in their various respective categories. It was an exceptional achievement to be crowned the World’s Junior Champions Title. Please refer to http://redsports.sg/2009/09/03/world-junior-dragon-boat/ for the detailed report.
This augers well for the sport of dragon boating in Singapore, now and beyond.
The Singapore Dragon Boat Association extend our sincere thanks and heartiest congratulations to the officials and members of both the Senior and Junior Teams.
nt achievements have made ‘Our Little Red Dot’ now shining prominently on the world’s dragon boat stage