China (Changsha) International Famous University Rowing Regatta to Kick off

Updated:2017-07-27 15:15:46

  The 2017 China (Changsha) International Famous University Rowing Regatta will kick off at the Orange Isle water area in the Xiangjiang River. The Central South University (CSU) Rowing Team made a public appearance on July 24.

  The Regatta will be held on July 29 and 30. The race venue is to the west of the Orange Isle, stretching 200 meters northward from the Orange Isle Bridge to the west end of the Beach Park. Twenty domestic and foreign university teams, including Yale University, Brown University, University of London, University of Cambridge, Central South University, Tsinghua University, and Sun Yat-Sen University, will compete in the men’s eight and women’s eight for 1,000 meters.

  The CSU Team is Hunan’s first college student rowing team coached by famous Hunanese rower Zhang Zhijun. This is their second participation in such an international contest.

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