Putrajaya Holdings’ inaugural corporate dragon boat race ended with massive success, opening the path to bigger races in the coming years. Organised and hosted by Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd (PjH), the master developer of Putrajaya, the Putrajaya Oxygenation Boat Race 2019 (POBR2019) at Putrajaya Water Sports Complex on 5 October 2019 successfully attracted more than 900 participants. The event consisted of five categories – Open which was the main event, Mixed, Women, Interbank and Intervarsity. A total of 37 companies and 85 teams took part.
Among the major corporations which participated in this race are Malaysia Airlines Bhd, AirAsia Bhd, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp), KPMG Malaysia, CIMB Bank, Maybank Investment Bank Bhd, RHB Banking Group, MBSB Bank, Standard Chartered Malaysia, Pink Challengers (Women Breast Cancer Survivor) and Gas Malaysia Bhd (Putrajaya). POBR 2019 aims to attract international participation for upcoming years and to be an annual water sports event by Putrajaya Holdings.