A first-ever Dragon Boat Race kicked off in Bahrain today.
Eight teams joined the first race which was organised by the Bahrain Rowing and Canoe Centre at Bahrain Bay.
Long boats with ornately carved dragon's heads at the bows, hulls painted with its scales, paddles resembling claws and tails in the sterns were featured in this inaugural race.
Eight teams were set to battle for the top prize.
The event was co-sponsored by Tamarran and PowerUp.