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Hundreds join dragon boat race in Salford Quays

Dragon boats in Salford Quays

Twenty-four teams have taken part in a charity dragon boat challenge in Salford Quays.

Dragon boats in Salford Quays

The event was organised by the When You Wish Upon A Star charity whose primary aim is to grant the wishes of children living with life-threatening illnesses.

Ard Uns Crew

Each boat took 16 rowers plus a drummer with the Ard Uns Crew declared the winning team.

Dragon boats in Salford Quays

The money raised is still being collected, but currently stands at £14,000, the charity said.

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