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Changsha International Famous University Rowing Regatta 2018 Kicks off

Updated: 2018-07-30

At 9:00 AM on July 29th, the 2018 China (Changsha) International Famous University Rowing Regatta  kicked off at Orange Isle Sandbeach Park. Vice Chairman of the Chinese Rowing Association Chen Chunxin, Hunan Provincial People’s Congress Standing Committee Deputy Director Wang Kemin, Party Secretary and Director of the Hunan Province Sports Bureau Li Shun, Deputy Director of the Hunan Provincial Education Department Tang Yawu, and city leaders include Cheng Shuiquan, Tang Xiangyang, Chen Zhong, Li Ping attended the opening ceremony .

Twenty domestic and foreign university teams from 19 top world universities,  including Yale University, University of Cambridge, Melbourne University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Zhejiang University, Oxford Brookes University, and University of Otago, entered for the men’s and women’s eight-member 1,000 meters events. In the preliminary contest held on July 28, the teams from Oxford Brookes won the women's and men's championships with a score of 3 minutes and 10.54 seconds and 2 minutes and 47.25 seconds respectively.
 
Translator: Zhang Meng
Chinese source: icswb.com