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  1. While competition has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of folk ritual, it emerged in modern times as an international "sport" in Hong Kong in 1976

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  2. a a long and narrow boat used in the Chinese team paddling sport of Dragon boat racing

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  3. Like running, horse racing and marksmanship, the racing of dragon boats is among mankind's oldest organized competitionFor competition events, dragon boats are generally rigged with decorative Chinese dragon heads and tails

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  4. At other times the decorative regalia is usually removed, although the drum often remains aboard for training purposes

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  5. In some areas of China, the boats are raced without dragon adornments

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