BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET
The Phuket News Novosti Phuket Khao Phuket

Login | Create Account | Search


New sports venue opens in Kathu

New sports venue opens in Kathu

SPORTS: A brand new sports venue has been officially opened in Kathu, providing what officials refer to as somewhere for local residents to exercise and develop their sporting skills.

AthleticsFootballRunning
By The Phuket News

Wednesday 8 December 2021, 01:26PM


Kathu Municipal Stadium consists of an international quality standard football pitch and a synthetic running track that can be used for athletics. It has been certified by the Athletics Association of Thailand and is the second stadium in Phuket that can accommodate both indoor and outdoor sports.

Deputy Governor of Phuket Pichet Panaphong presided over a Buddhist ceremony to officially inaugurate the stadium on Father’s Day last Sunday (Dec 5).

Pichet praised the Kathu municipal administration for their focus on supporting and improving the quality of sports facilities to national standards to help continue the development of sports activities and skills for all.

Apart from being an area for residents of Kathu to exercise, the venue also has the potential to host events at both national and international levels, Pichet said. It provides a great opportunity for children and residents of Kathu to practice and develop their skills to become professional athletes, he added.

Art-Tec Design

Pichet was joined at the opening ceremony by Kathu Municipality Mayor Chaianan Suthikul who confirmed that the venue cost more than B40 million to build. He added that the construction lasted just over two years and has the additional option to build a 5,000-seat amphitheater to accommodate spectators.

“The health of citizens is imperative and therefore it is important to have an allocatted area for people to exercise,” commented Mayor Chaianan.

“This new stadium will provide a quality venue for people to exercise and improve their health, a place for children and youngsters in particular to continuously practice and develop their sporting skills. It is also a venue that promotes sports excellence and sports tourism at the provincial, national and international level,” he added.

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

CAPTCHA

Be the first to comment.

 

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Free counselling for foreign retirees

what actually happen if your wife die do here family inherit her half in thailand and abroad , Bob...(Read More)


Phuket police search for COVID-positive Estonian tourist, believed fled to Samui

Only Kurt could have changed a story about some missing Estonians into a rant about traffic laws and...(Read More)


Free counselling for foreign retirees

@Johnc. Poor lamb. Its only one day every three months. ...(Read More)


Phuket face mask campaign targeting tourists begins

The clerk at Star Bucks today could have told the maskless one, no mask no service, but didn't. ...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration extends visas for tourists stuck in Hotel Isolation

Are you frickin kidding me!? Regardless of that not making any mathematical sense (I'm assuming ...(Read More)


Phuket face mask campaign targeting tourists begins

Not only Russians don’t take care about wearing face masks - also many Aussies, Americans and Arab...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration extends visas for tourists stuck in Hotel Isolation

Am I beind dumb for wondering how? At a minimal 30 day arrival visa testing positive at day 5 or 6 w...(Read More)


Crocodile sighted off Phuket’s Bang Tao Beach

@christysweet, congratulations with the finally dump cleaning.Just keep them awake/vigilant. Hope th...(Read More)


Phuket Immigration extends visas for tourists stuck in Hotel Isolation

Wish Immigration Officers 'health strengh'. Hopefully soon 5th vaccination for them ( booste...(Read More)


Test & Go for overseas arrivals to be restored, fine-tuned

'Test & Go restored?' No, not at all. The venom is in the tail, called 'Fine tuned&#...(Read More)