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Dragon Boat Race at Liverpool Docks

Lancaster University fielded a British and Chinese team drawn from the campus and city to win third place in a dragon boat contest against the universities of Liverpool, Edge Hill and UCLan on Tuesday at Liverpool docks.

Lancaster’s team members were: Students Alex Cowell, Katherine Windsor, Humphrey Petersen-Jones, Tao Zhang, Hu Guofeng, Bai Xue, plus visiting faculty  Suo Yuhuan, members of the local community Xu Xiaojing and visitor Sally Xue and Lancaster Confucius Institute staff, Brady Liu, Qihai Huang, Jackie Cui, Jian Guo, Deng Feng, Colette Webb.

Yuhuan Suo said: ‘It was an exciting and joyful race which united the British with the Chinese. All of us exerted something, and we harvested even more’.

The race will become an annual event. Next year is hosted by this year’s victors at Preston docks.