Category Archives: Regatta and Race Results

State Championships – Day 2, 500m – 24 Mar 2018

Congratulations to all clubs and paddlers who competed at this year’s State Championships.

Thank you to the multitude of people who volunteer their time throughout the year both at regattas and in preparation for regattas.  This includes all of those who participate with finishing tower timing, marshalling, race starts, rescue boat, boat handling and other tasks, as well as coaches, team managers, people who have towed boats to the regattas,  set up toggles, lifted boats onto trailers, ran the sausage sizzles, arranged raffle prizes, put up and took down tents, collected fees, paid fees, worked on club committees, and everyone else who has participated in their various ways to contribute to the DBWA regattas and our sport!  If anyone has been missed, it is not intentional — THANK YOU EVERYONE!

Results for Day 2 of the State Championships:

State Championships – Day 1, 200m – 18 Mar 2018

Congratulations to everyone who participated at the State Championships!   Great work by all teams getting through marshalling and up to the start line quickly – thank you!

Results, in various formats, are as below:

Auroras – Premiers & Seniors – results from China

5 Gold               19 Silver                  11 Bronze

The 13th IDBF World Nations Dragon Boat Championships Kunming, China 18th – 22nd October 2017 saw best ever performances for all divisions.

Auroras Head Coach, Serghei Cucsa was very pleased with the outcome given the number of countries entered and the high standard of the competition.

Divisional Coaches Christopher Alexandrou, Martin Pavelka, Christopher Cheung, Maggie Boyce expressed their thanks for being allowed to work with Australia’s elite Dragon Boat athletes.

“The postponement of the 13th World Nations Dragon Boat Championships meant that athletes had an additional 3 months of training. Their focus, control and determination over this period allowed them to gain a high level of improvement both on and off the water since their selection camps. The overall results demonstrate the level of improvements since the Canada campaign. It was pleasing to see that several of the Premier paddlers who competed as U24s in Divonne-Les-Bain in July were able to use this experience to assist the Premiers in their amazing achievements”

The Premiers, Senior A, B, C paddlers were able to demonstrate in Kunming, China that they are the Future + the Heart & Soul of Australian Dragon Boating. They were able to grow on the ongoing spirit and passion of the AusDBF Auroras by showing that they do have One Heart, One Soul, One Team, and One Goal because they are Australia.

Divisional Results as follows:

Premiers 2 Bronze
Senior A 9 Silver 2 Bronze
Senior B 5 Gold 3 Silver 3 Bronze
Senior C 7 Silver 4 Bronze