Olympic Day wraps up with hundreds of runners on Pattaya Beach

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Pattaya —

Hundreds of runners flocked to Pattaya Beach to attend the Olympic Day race, which officially wrapped up Saturday, September 10th.

The Olympic Day race took place on Pattaya Beach early Saturday morning. It had attracted hundreds of runners from all over the city as well as from Pattaya’s vicinity. The race consisted of various types of sports, but the highlights were a 5-kilometer and a 2.8-kilometer run.

PHOTO: PRPATTAYA
PHOTO: PRPATTAYA

At the end of the first race, medals were awarded to the first three men and three women who passed the finish line, as well as the first ten men and ten women who finished the second race.

PHOTO: PRPATTAYA
PHOTO: PRPATTAYA

In addition to this, there were other sports such as basketball, beach volleyball, beach tennis, boxing, and paddle boarding, which were all deemed successful by Pattaya Mayor Poramase Ngampiches, who said through the local media channels,

“I feel overwhelmed by the number of participants. I am grateful for everyone who came to the race and helped pick up trash on the beach. This is a huge success, and there will be more.”

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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.