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Hong Kong Dragon Boat teams move into position during a race at Hong... News PhotoCelebration,China - East Asia,Communication,Competition,Dragon,Dragon Boat Racing,Hong Kong,Human Interest,Motion,Nautical Vessel,People,Position,Protest,Shum Wan Harbor,Sports Race,Sports TeamPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2003 Getty ImagesHONG KONG - June 4: Hong Kong Dragon Boat teams move into position during a race at Hong Kong's Aberdeen Harbour on June 4, 2003 in Hong Kong. Dragon boats compete against each other every June in remembrance of a famous Chinese poet and hero Qu Yuan, who drowned himself in the Mi Lo River as a protest against a corrupt government in the third century B.C. Legend says that in an attempt to rescue Qu Yuan, locals beat drums to scare fish away and threw dumplings into the sea to keep the fish from eating his body. (Photo by Christian Keenan/Getty Images