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Hadlow College and West Kent take part in Dragon Boat event

Posted on 15th September 2014 in Sport & Outdoor Activities, Events

A team of staff and friends of Hadlow College and West Kent were delighted to take part in the 2014 Tonbridge Dragon Boat Race on Sept 14th.  The Dragon Boat Race was part of a Medieval Weekend at Tonbridge Castle, with a range of themed activities and entertainment taking place.

The team took part in 3 races:

Race 1:  Hadlow West Kent raced You Can’t Stop The Boat - Hadlow won with a time of 1 min 4.75 sec.  Beating the other team by 9 seconds.

Race 2:  Hadlow West Kent raced Bridge Trust Paddlers - Hadlow won with a time of 59.34 sec.  Winning by 5 and half seconds.

Race 3:  Hadlow West Kent raced The Argonauts - Hadlow won with a time of 1 min 03.90 sec.  Winning by just under 0.5 seconds.

 

 

The race itself was very well supported by the public, with crowds lining much of the route along the River Medway and Dame Kelly Holmes presenting the medals.

Well done to the Hadlow West Kent team for winning all three of their races.

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