On June 15, the first Loong Boat race of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences kicked off in a blaze of competition. 31 teams from the university had a great race on Yanqi Lake.

Loong Boat Festival is one of the traditional festivals of China. The "Loong Boat Race" has a history of more than 2000 years. It is an exciting, cooperative and competitive sport.

The Loong Boat race not only tests the explosiveness and endurance of the team members but also tests the cohesion of the team. The team from the International Centre for Theoretical Physics-Asia Pacific worked together and hard, winning the "Rapidly Moving Forward" award in this competition.