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Qingdao intl sailing week, marine festival closes

(chinadaily.com.cn) | 2020-08-17

The 2020 Qingdao International Sailing Week and Qingdao International Marine Festival came to an end on Aug 16 in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province.

Qingdao's annual sailing flagship event lasted for nine days, with an extravaganza of sailing competitions, performances, cultural exchanges, and fitness activities taking place.

The event attracted 10 domestic coastal cities to ride the wind and waves.

The Weihai team took the top spot in the Shandong Peninsula City Sailing Race, while the Qingdao team came in third place.

In the Coastal City Sailing Race, Qingdao won the championship, followed by Weihai and Guangzhou.

Old Boys' Dream Team, Premium Marine Racing Team, and the Sailingln Team were the winner, runner-up, and second runner-up in the "Langya Cup" Sailing Race.

The "Qingdao-Shenzhen" Twin Cities Sailing Race will be closed at the end of the month.

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A sailor poses for a photo during a break. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Various sailing competitions are organized during the sailing event in Qingdao. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Qingdao has been promoting international cultural exchanges, sailing events, as well as its sports and related industries. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Participants pose for a photo on a sailboat. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Sailboats sail through the wind and the ocean's roar. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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A team from Qingdao competes on the sea. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Sailors brave the wind and the waves during a competition. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Several domestic teams take part in the sailing event in Qingdao. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]