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21 August 2008 :: 15:08:35 pm 7051

Pattaya International Wheelchair Sports 2008

Pattaya city and Pra Mahatai foundation for Disabled, organized The 3rd Pattaya International Wheelchair Sports Invitation 2008, to develop the capability and possibility of disabled including the elderly who is in wheelchair, in the expectancy that the society would recognize the disabled is also having a part in this social, and they should have all equal facilities provided.
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Pattaya – August 20th, 2008, at 3pm, Mr.Sonthaya Khun-pluem, President of Sports society, Chonburi and also former Minister of Sports and Tourism Ministry, along with Mr.Charnyut Hengtrakul, Ex-Chonburi member, Mr. Niran Wattanasartsathorn, President of counselor of Pattaya Mayor, Father Worawut Saraphan, deputy President of Pra Mahatai foundation for Disabled Committee, Mr. Sa-gna Git-samret, Managing committee of Table Tennis society of Thailand, joined to open The 3rd Pattaya International Wheelchair Sports Invitation 2008, at National Indoor Stadium of the East, Chaiyapruke 2 road, among athletes from each country and cheering teams.

The Games at the 3rd Pattaya International Wheelchair Sports Invitation 2008 are divided into 3 categories. They are Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Table Tennis and Wheelchair Fencing. Disabled athletes joining the competition from 6 countries are: Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, South Korea, Iran and Japan. The event will be from August 20 – 23, 2008, at National Indoor Stadium of the East.


Sport Events
Wheelchair Basketball
Wheelchair Fencing
Wheelchair Table Tennis

Organizers
Pattaya City Administration
The Redemptorist Foundation for People with Disabilities

Main Sponsor
Pattaya City Administration

Venue
Pattaya International Indoor Stadium
Accommodation (wheelchair friendly)
The Redemptorist Center
Sigma Resort, Pattaya
Grand Jomtien Hotel
etc.

Calendar
May 16th                 Deadline for First Entry Form
June 27rd                Deadline for Applications
August 19th            Arrival
August 20th            Classification / Opening Ceremony / Matches
August 21st            Matches & Sight Seeing Tour
August 22nd           Matches & Sight Seeing Tour
August 23rd            Final Matches / Closing Ceremony / Sight Seeing Tour / Farewell Party
August 24th            Departure

 

Registration Fee and Coverage (see regulation of each sport for details)
Registration fee for 1 person is 100 US $ and Extra Person is 250 US $
Extra days before or after is 100 US$ per person per day
Registration fee covers for
Transportation to/from Bangkok – Pattaya and other domestic
All meals starting from supper of Aug 21st until breakfast of August 26th
5 nights accommodation as designed hotel
Welcome pack and Farewell Party
Registration fee WILL NOT COVER air tickets

Secretariat Office
Mr Samran Wansuk
The Redemptorist Foundation for People with Disabilities
P.O. Box 442 Pattaya City , Chonburi 20260 , THAILAND
Telephone Number: (66) 0 3871 6247 – 9 ext. 8001 or (66) 08 1942 3390
Fax Number: (66) 0 3871 6542
Email: samran@rvsd.ac.th

Reporter : Jirrawat   Photo : Jirrawat   Category : Sports News

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