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Fractions of seconds between winners in Friday WDBRC action

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Fractions of seconds between winners in Friday WDBRC action

Friday’s competition was intense at the Welland International Flatwater Centre for the World Dragon Boat Championships. Fractions of seconds were sometimes the only differences between the winners and the rest of the boats in four grand finals in 500m competition. In junior b mixed (small boat) one team from Australia placed first with a time […]

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Canada sweeps day two

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Canada sweeps day two

Canadian teams took the top spot in 33 championship 1000m races Thursday at the World Dragon Boat Racing Championships at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. Canadians took first in the grand finals in Senior A mixed (standard), third for the premier mix (standard) and second for the premier open (standard), these were the only grand […]

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Canada takes nine firsts in day one at WDBC

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Canada takes nine firsts in day one at WDBC

It was an intense first day of action Wednesday at the World Dragon Boat Championships at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. Standard and small boats competed in the 2000m competitions. Out of 15 championship races of the day, Canada took top honours in nine different championship races. For a complete list of entries, winners and […]

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World Dragon Boat Championships take over WIFC

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World Dragon Boat Championships take over WIFC

The 12th IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships have begun, the course at the Welland International Flatwater Centre will be heavy with action with 2500+ athletes and teams from all over the world starting Wednesday and running through till Sunday Aug. 23. Crews are on the water today practicing, getting ready for the events starting […]

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Huge weekend of competition at the WIFC

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Huge weekend of competition at the WIFC

This past weekend, 1500+ athletes took place in some intense competition at the Welland International Flatwater Centre. The Pan American Club Crew Dragon Boat Championship drew competitors to the course for a series of races in the smaller boats (10 paddlers instead of 20) covering distances of 200m, 500m and 2000m. Results can be seen […]

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Dragon boats back at the WIFC this week

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Dragon boats back at the WIFC this week

The drum beats from teams from around the world will be heard at the Welland International Flatwater Centre starting today and going through till Sunday Aug. 23, two major events will be taking place on the waterway. First, the Pan American Club Crew Dragon Boat Championships have already begun today through Sunday Aug. 16. Fifteen […]

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