Photo Gallery: Chinese Rowing Team Competes

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18, Yan Gao, the deputy coach of Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club, helps one athlete putting his number tag on the uniform which has their University’s name and logo on the back. With an hour left before competing in the 51st Head of the Charles Rowing Regatta, competitors are doing the final preparation for the game. Photo by Chenyao

Chenyao Xu followed the Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club on their brief visit to Boston for the 51st Head of the Charles regatta.

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18, before getting into rowing boat, Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club’s nine competitors are warming up near the Riverside Boat House where they will depart later. It’s their first time participating in a regatta out of China, and they are the only Chinese college team in the 51st Head of the Charles Rowing Regatta. Photo by Chenyao

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18 2015 – Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club warm up near the Riverside Boat House from where they will depart for the race. It’s their first time participating in a regatta out of China. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18, Yan Gao, the deputy coach of Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club, helps one athlete putting his number tag on the uniform which has their University’s name and logo on the back. With an hour left before competing in the 51st Head of the Charles Rowing Regatta, competitors are doing the final preparation for the game. Photo by Chenyao

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18 2015 – Yan Gao, the deputy coach of Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club, helps an athlete put his number tag on the uniform with their University’s name and logo on. With an hour left, the competitors are doing the final preparation for the game. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18 2015 - Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club members lift the rowing boat over their heads, moving towards their launching point, the dock of the Riverside Boat House. “ We are the sixth generation of XJURC, the fastest-growing team and best-score keeper among all the generations,” Said Zhiping Wang (not shown,) the captain of the team. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18 2015 – Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club members lift the rowing boat over their heads, moving towards their launching point, the dock of the Riverside Boat House. “ We are the sixth generation of XJURC, the fastest-growing team and best-score keeper among all the generations,” Said Zhiping Wang (not shown,) the captain of the team. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

CAMBRIDGE MA - Oct. 18, having finished the game in 17'35" and broke their own record, Xi'an JiaoTong University Rowing Club, the bronze medal winner in Chinese Collegiate Rowing Competition last month, ranks 37th out of 41 teams in the 51st Head of Charles Rowing Regatta. Photo by Chenyao

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 18 2015 – By finishing in 17’35”, Xi’an JiaoTong University Rowing Club breaks their own record of winning the bronze medal in Chinese Collegiate Rowing Competition last month. They rank 37th out of 41 teams in the 51st Head of the Charles Regatta. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 17, after watching the 51st Head of the Charles Rowing Regatta in the morning, Zhiping Wang, left, the captain of Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club is buying souvenirs with his team member, Yuankai Zhang, right, in a shop near Harvard University. It’s the first time for most of the team members visiting the U.S. and they will leave on Oct. 19 so that they spend all their spare time walking around the city and buying knick-knacks. Photo by Chenyao

CAMBRIDGE MA – Oct. 17 2015 –  Later in the day, Zhiping Wang (L), the captain of Xi’an Jiaotong University Rowing Club buys souvenirs with his team member, Yuankai Zhang (R), in a shop near Harvard University. It’s the first time in the U.S for most of the team members. (Photo by Chenyao Xu/BUNS)

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