Shenglin Dragon Warriors Made to the Final Round again in the 20th Ottawa International Dragon Boat Festival
Publish Date: 
Thu, 2013-07-11 19:00

The 20th Ottawa International Dragon Boat Festival was held on June 23rd, 2013. Coming from United States and Canada, 187 dragon boat teams participated in the game this year. The Shenglin Dragon Warriors boat team, whose members come from Ottawa Chinese Universities Alumni Association, made to the final round in the second continuous years. For the six year in a row, Shenglin Dragon Warriors team participated in the game. In this year, the Shenglin Dragon Team broke all records, and ranked 48th in 200m competition, 53rd in 100m competition and 65th in 500m competition. The Shenglin Dragon Warriors team achieved the best result among all the Chinese dragon boat teams in the game.

Shenglin Financial Inc. actively supported this charity sports event and has title sponsored the Alumni Association team for 6 years in a row.

The spirits of team work and grittiness are important in the “Dragon Boat Spirits. It emphasizes on participation, self-challenge, unity, mutual aids and giving back to society. We saw dedication, braveness, and striving for excellence in this year’s game. We hope the “Dragon Boat Spirits  will encourage them to achieve better goal in the future.