Pattaya and Chonburi leaders to suggest Thai cabinet to build three major sports complexes in Pattaya area


Pattaya and Chonburi are set to officially suggest to the Thailand cabinet to build three major sports complexes for international sports in the Pattaya area.

The Pattaya City Mayor Sonthaya Khunplume told The Pattaya News yesterday, “The Chonburi EEC(Eastern Economic Corridor), The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), and Pattaya City are planning to build three ‘Chonburi Thailand Sports Complexes’.”

“The sports complexes are aimed to prepare for international sports and to be the ‘HUB’ of sports in Thailand to encourage people on exercising for good health.”

“The Thailand National Strategy is now to generate sports income and sports tourism as well as to support athletes.” The Mayor continued.

“We propose three sports complexes which are in Huayyai Near Road No 331 on a 300 rai plot of land, at the Pattaya Eastern Sports Center and the sports college in the Mueang Chonburi district.” The Mayor explained.

“These sports complexs are proposed to be ready for international sports such as for Asian sports events and Olympic games.” The Mayor continued.

“As for the Pattaya Eastern Sports Complex, it will be renovated into one of the Chonburi sports complexes. The Sports Authority of Thailand will set the budget, if approved by the Thai Cabinet.The Mayor concluded.

The plan is part of a wider plan to develop long term sports tourism for Pattaya.

Story by The Pattaya News


Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter and get all our news delivered to you in one spam-free daily e-mail Click here!

Help support The Pattaya News in 2021!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google News, Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube, Pinterest, Parler, Flipboard or Tumblr

Join the discussion in our Facebook group or in the comments below.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.