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Construction dragon boat racing 2011

Construction dragon boat racing 2011

Mulalley & Hackney Homes beat Canary Wharf Contractors by just half a second to clinch the London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge yesterday in North London.

The two crews were quickest in the heats and were destined to meet in the final, despite Team Wharf surviving a three-boat smash in an earlier round.

No-one was hurt in the race incident but the wooden head of a dragon was severed in the impact.

The 39 competing rose at least £12,000 for charity which included £2,000 from Sto which had the distinction of raising the most for homeless construction charity Crash.


Overall team

Champions: Mulalley & Co Ltd Mulalley & Hackney Homes Dragons
2nd Place Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd Team Wharf
3rd Place Kier London Kieran’s Cruisers
4th Place AKT II AKT II Komodo Crew

Best placed mixed crew

1st Place AKT II AKT II Komodo Crew
2nd Place Woodlands 1 LLP/Meedhurst Wood Lane Studios @ Imperial West
3rd Place Rolfe Judd Blazing Paddles

Charity winners

Sto Ltd
Sto Aways

Full results including the Manchester Dragonboat race here

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