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PH Wins More Golds in Dragon Boat World Championships

January 20, 2017

PH Wins More Golds in Dragon Boat World Championships

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The Philippines collected two more gold medals from the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships despite the frigid conditions at the Krylatskoe Olympic racing course in Moscow, Russia.

The Filipino paddlers nosed out the Russians in 50.8 seconds to rule the 10-seater mixed junior 200-meter event Monday and repeated over the host country in the 20-seater senior mixed 200m in 43.6 seconds later in the day.

After their feat in the 20-seater senior mixed 500m over the weekend, the national dragon boat squad has pocketed three gold, one silver and two bronze medals with three more events on tap for the country’s junior and senior paddlers.

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