Lamphun Deputy Governor Panee Nakharnart is joined by officials and
riders for the grand opening of the first Lanna International Mountain
Lamphun hosted the first Lanna International Mountain Bike 2016
competition on June 8 and saw both Thai and foreign residents and
visitors take part in the race which was held to boost eco-tourism in
the four provinces of the Upper North.
Over 300 riders took part in the mountain bike race on opening day in
Lamphun on June 18, 2016.
Lamphun Deputy Governor Panee Nakhanart presided over the opening
ceremony which started at the Kruva Srivichai Monument in Lamphun with
more than 300 riders competing.
Along the route the mountain bikers had the opportunity to prove their
abilities along the challenging roads as well as enjoy the natural
scenic beauty and cultural attractions.
event was held to promote adventure tourism in the Upper North and bring
exposure to more remote communities to the adventure travel market. The
first competition was completed on June 18 and went from the Kruba
Srivichai Monument to Wat Phrabat Huaytom in Li District in Lamphun. The
second event was held June 19 from Mae Ping National Park in Li District
and the third competition will be held in Hod District’s Son Kaew
Wanaram in Ob Luang National Park. The fourth and final competition will
be held on June 26 from Wat Chorm Chaeng in Mae Sariang in Mae Hong Son.
winner of each race will receive a trophy and cash money prizes, while
all the bike competitors will receive the medal as a souvenir.
Chiang Mai hosts matches June 6 - 11
The Senior Thailand Football Club is ready for
Chiang Mai will be hosting the 11th annual World Seniors Football
Championship at stadiums around the province from June 6 – 11, 2016. Teams
from England, Australia, New Zealand, Iran, Taiwan, the U.S.A., Scotland and
Thailand will battle it out for the prize.
Matches will take place at Inthanin Stadium at Mae Jo University, the Chiang
Mai 700 Years Stadium, and Chiang Mai University Main stadium with the
opening match taking place on Monday, June 6. The ceremony for the event
will be held on June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Inthanin Stadium at Mae Jo