​Woman, 54, takes on all-male teams in boat racing

By Zou Shuo | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2024-06-10 16:25
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People participate in the annual dragon boat racing in Miluo, Hunan province, to commemorate the Dragon Boat Festival on Monday. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Villagers paddled out in boats to save him and, upon realizing it was too late, threw rice dumplings, or Zongzi, into the river to prevent fish from eating his body. They also thrashed their paddles and beat their drums to scare them away.

Therefore, boat racing and eating sticky rice dumplings have become one of the most prevalent traditions for people to commemorate the festival and the patriot Qu.

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