The Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) settled for two silvers this time in the 2015 Shanghai International Chinese Dragon Boat Invitational Tournament held at the Cao Gang River in Qingpu District of Shanghai in China.
The PDBF Elite Team wound up second in the men’s 10-crew 500-meter Straight Lane Race and men’s 10-crew 3,000m Circuit Race of the tournament participated by more than 20 countries in the region.
On the other hand, the PDBF Perlas placed fourth in the 3,000m Circuit Race then sixth in the 500m Straight Lane Race.
Recently, the Filipino paddlers won three golds, one silver and two bronzes in the 5th Korea Open Busan International Dragonboat Festival held at the Suyeong River Naru Park Haeundae in Busan, South Korea.
They also bagged four golds in the 12th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Championships held in Welland, Ontario in Canada.