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July 01, 2002
It's something every athlete knows all too well: that sinking feeling when hope of victory slips away. For these oarsmen that moment came during a race in the South China Sea during the International Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong. The annual race honors the martyrdom of Chu Yuan, a rebel statesman and poet who hurled himself into a river and died 2,000 years ago.
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July 01, 2002

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It's something every athlete knows all too well: that sinking feeling when hope of victory slips away. For these oarsmen that moment came during a race in the South China Sea during the International Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong. The annual race honors the martyrdom of Chu Yuan, a rebel statesman and poet who hurled himself into a river and died 2,000 years ago.

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