Netease Sports reported in Shanghai on September 29:
The 17th Shanghai Suzhou Creek City in 2020
In recent years, the dragon boat competition has shown a new style and has become a feast of sports, culture and folklore that continuously integrates traditional culture and national sports. After 17 years of careful cultivation, as the only dragon boat race in the urban area on urban rivers, the Shanghai Suzhou Creek Urban Dragon Boat Invitational Race has long become a brand event of Shanghai Putuo Sports. It has a positive effect on enhancing Putuo's influence and showing the city image of Shanghai Promoting role.
Sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the Third Shanghai Citizens Games and organized by the Shanghai Social Sports Management Center, Shanghai Dragon Boat Association, Shanghai Putuo District Sports Bureau, and Oriental Sports Daily, due to the sudden epidemic disrupting the plan, The event originally held in June was postponed to the end of September, and the venue was transferred from Suzhou Creek to Changfeng Park.
Wang Hua, deputy director of the Sports Bureau of Shanghai Putuo District, said that it is very necessary to transfer the dragon boat race from the waters of the Suzhou River to the enclosed waters of the park: “The change of the venue is for the sake of epidemic prevention and safety. Suzhou Creek is a whole Open urban waters have high requirements for event planning and event protection. If it is held normally, it will bring unprecedented challenges and some unnecessary risks."
In accordance with the relevant requirements in the "Guiding Opinions on the Orderly Resumption of Sports Events" issued by the General Administration of Sport of China and the "Guidelines for the Organization of Sports Events During the Period of Normalized Epidemic Prevention and Control" issued by the Shanghai Municipal Sports Bureau, the competition system of this dragon boat race has been compressed. , The competition has two groups, an open group and a mixed group. The open group is mainly composed of dragon boat teams initiated by Shanghai companies and clubs; the mixed group is divided into organ group, star group and college group. The organ group consists of Putuo District The various agencies dispatch teams, and the college group is composed of dragon boat teams from Shanghai colleges and universities.
Ms. Sun Ping, First Class Inspector of Putuo District, Mr. Hao Bingquan, Member of the Standing Committee of Putuo District Committee and Minister of Propaganda Department, Ms. Zhang Wenyao, Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of Putuo District People’s Congress, Mr. Yan Yongqiang, Vice Chairman of Putuo District CPPCC, Mr. Guo Limin, Party Secretary of Putuo District Sports Bureau, Putuo Ms. Gu Weiling, Director of the District Sports Bureau, and Mr. Zheng Haobin, Deputy Director of Shanghai Social Sports Management Center, attended the opening ceremony and watched the entire competition.
In the end, after fierce competition, the dragon boat team of Sanlin Town Cultural Center in Pudong New Area won the championship in the open group. Putuo District Education Bureau Shenzhou Dragon Boat Team, Epidemic Road Pioneer Dragon Boat Team and Shanghai Ocean University Dragon Boat Team won the organ group, star group, and college group champion.
"Anti-epidemic" is a key word that cannot be avoided in 2020, and it is also the biggest highlight of this dragon boat race. Among the four participating teams in the star group, in addition to the "Ikang Life Boat" breast cancer recovery dragon boat team and the "New Face" Shanghai Poster Industry Group Union Team, two anti-epidemic teams-Pioneers of the Epidemic The addition of the Dragon Boat Team and the media anti-epidemic star team also added more significance to this year's event.