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WUHAN, CHINA - JULY 16: (CHINA OUT) Participants hold a portrait of former Chinese leader Chairman Mao Zedong attached to an inflatable dinghy as they arrive at the endpoint of the 38th Wuhan International Yangtze River Crossing Festival on July 16, 2011 in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. Over 1,700 swimmers attended the annual event to commemorate former Chinese leader Mao Zedong's swim across the Yangtze River in Wuhan on July 16, 1966 at the age of 73. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

WUHAN, CHINA - JULY 16: (CHINA OUT) Participants hold a portrait of former Chinese leader Chairman Mao Zedong attached to an inflatable dinghy as they arrive at the endpoint of the 38th Wuhan International Yangtze River Crossing Festival on July 16, 2011 in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. Over 1,700 swimmers attended the annual event to commemorate former Chinese leader Mao Zedong's swim across the Yangtze River in Wuhan on July 16, 1966 at the age of 73.  (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)