From venues and infrastructure construction to marketing, from cultural activities planning to Games promotion, Hangzhou has made steady progress since it was awarded the hosting rights in September 2015.
The competition starts at Shimei Bay and passes through the scenic Jiajing Island, which is about 1.5 nautical miles (about three kilometers) from the coast of Shimei Bay. The competitors return to Shimei Bay Beach after making a circle around Jiajing Island.
"It was very, very hectic," said Ewan after the win.
The Gongshu District Chengxi Sports Park Stadium and Gymnasium, which will host table tennis and hockey competitions, is under renovation into an urban village. Covering 46 hectares, it will be the largest sports park in the city that enables the public to relive the memories of the Asian Games, experience the canal culture and participate in sports trainings.
However, any concerns over a processional race were dispelled in a surreal opening few laps.
Beijing Major Projects Construction Headquarters Office confirmed on Saturday that up to now, 12 out of 15 ice rinks have been completed and the installation of the ice production equipment has started.
Ygor Catatau struck from the edge of the 18-yard box to give the visitors a two-goal cushion before Babi again found the target by bundling home from close range after smart work from Salomon Kalou.
Qingdao pulled one back in the 85th minute with an overhead kick from French midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
Brazilian forward Hulk increased Shanghai's lead early in the second half with a header from full-back Wang Canchao's exquisite cross to make it 2-0.
Frankfurt were more clinical with their chances and punished courageous Nuremberg as Bas Dost's volley assist allowed Andre Silva to nod home the opener six minutes into the second half.
In the constructors' standings, Mercedes remain well out in front on 325 point, with Red Bull second on 173 and McLaren third on 106.