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CBS 6 team nails first place in media division at Richmond Dragon Boat Races

Posted at 11:53 PM, Aug 06, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. -- Teams hit the James River for a good cause Saturday morning for the Walgreens International Dragon Boat Races.

Teams of 20, made up of ten women and ten men, piled into the special boats at Rockets Landing to race the 500 meters to the finish line.

Forty-two teams signed up to battle it out on the water for bragging rights.

Money raised from the event goes to Sportable, an organization that helps physically disabled people play sports.

And we’re happy to report, the CBS 6 team placed first place in the media competition and in our time trail.This is the second year in the row we placed in the competition bringing home trophies.

Team CBS 6 wants to thank everyone who came out to cheer us on this morning.