Established in 2005, the IET dragon boat team has been racing in Hong Kong waters including Stanley, Shatin, Sai Kung, Tai po and Mui Woo over the past years. The Institution’s participation in the events facilitates a positive interaction with the community on one hand and provides a platform to foster sportsmanship and team development among members on the other! Dragon boat racing is one of the most exciting water sports in Hong Kong and which are widely covered by public media both locally and internationally!
Members of the IETHK dragon boat team commenced training in February on a weekly basis at Sai Kung gradually building up the strength, stamina and team work for this physically demanding sport!
The team did well in 2017 and won a second place in the TVB cup race on June 9 at Shatin. The race was covered live on TV at prime time, viewed by an estimated half a million households across town.