On June 9th, the 17th "Lotus Cup" and "Yushan Cup" Dragon Boat Race and Cailong Competition in Panyu District, Guangzhou City, hosted by Panyu District, Guangzhou City, were held in Shiqiaohe (east of Dexing Bridge) The river section was held. A total of 102 dragon boats participated in the event, with more than 8,000 athletes.
The reporter learned that the Panyu District Dragon Boat Race has been in the Guangzhou area for many years with its profound cultural heritage, grand game scene and huge mass base, and its influence has spread to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The Dragon Boat Race has not only a long history, but has been successfully held for 16 sessions. Moreover, the competition method is unique, and it insists on adopting the methods of “return” and “picking green”, which is full of ornamental and skillful.
This year's dragon boat race has a "Lanhua Cup" traditional dragon boat 600 meters + 500 meters back to the competition, "Yushan Cup" standard dragon boat 600 meters + 500 meters back to the racing open, color dragon 1000 meters × 2 fold back to the competition . The competition system adopts the form of initial, re-final and final. The preliminary competition is divided into 4 groups, each group of 4 teams, the first two of each group enters the rematch; the rematch is divided into 2 groups, each group has 4 teams, the first two of each group enters the winner group, the latter two The name entered the loser group; the final winner group and the loser group, the winner group competed for 1-4 gold medals, and the loser group competed for 1-4 silver medals.
Among them, the “Lianhua Cup” traditional dragon competition is mainly organized by the local towns and villages of Panyu, and the traditional strong teams such as Luopu Dongxiang, Shilou, Dalong Xinqiao and Shiqiao Shaxu are all listed; The Standard Cup Open of the Lushan Cup was extended to the towns, villages, communities, clubs, etc. in Panyu and surrounding areas to participate in the team, attracting 6 outstanding achievements such as Baiyun, Zengcheng, Huangpu, Haizhu, Nansha and Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University. The dragon boat team can be described as "the Raptors cross the river."
After fierce competition, the East Ring Street Men's Dragon Boat Team won the first place in the "Dragon Mountain Cup" Standard Dragon Boat Race Gold Cup Award with 4 minutes 29 seconds 88. The Dragon Boat Team of Luopu Street Dongxiang Xi Nei Lane was awarded 3 minutes 45 seconds 34. Lotus Cup "First place in the traditional Dragon Boat Race Gold Cup Awards. According to the relevant person in charge of the Dragon Boat Race, the annual dragon boat race can not only promote the development of national fitness, promote traditional folk culture, but also cultivate local sports brands to help create the Panyu District's global tourism demonstration zone.