The World Athletics Federation chose Chiang Mai to organize the first mountain route to run in the World Championships for the first time, with 52 nations taking part in the competition.
Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports Chairman of the press conference on the readiness to host the 1st AMAZING THAILAND MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – WORLD MOUNTAIN AND TRAIL RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 in the meeting room, 24th floor, Chalermprakiat Building, 7 rounds , Sports Authority of Thailand last July 20. year
* SAT is supporting the 1st World Mountain Trail Running Championship in Chiang Mai
Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports Chairman of the press conference on the readiness to host the 1st World Mountain Trail Running Championship AMAZING THAILAND – WORLD MOUNTAIN AND ROAD RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021
with Mr. Khamphon Ouitayakul, Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Dr. Kongsak Yodmanee, SAT Governor, Ms Thapanee Kiatpaiboon Deputy Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Dr. Supranee Guptasa, National Sports Development Fund Manager, present at the event at the meeting room, 24th floor, Chaloem Phrakiat Building, 7th SAT Cycling Anniversary Anniversary on September 20, 2022.
The Minister of Tourism and Sports said that because of the COVID-19 situation that is spreading around the world It made me wait 2 years to hold the World Championships this time. By the middle of the year 65 after the Thai government Confident that the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic is under control, we immediately indicated the readiness of the event to the World Athletics Association. the World Association has discussed and announced that the World Mountain Trail Running Championships will be held for the first time in the history of the World Athletics Mountain and Trail World Championships, Amazing Thailand 2021.
which he is extremely proud of that we can show our potential to the world’s sporting bodies see the potential of Thailand with the two suitable locations for organizing competitions that meet international standards Facilities such as accommodation, food and attractions As a result, Thailand has been given the right to organize many first class sporting events. It also led to a positive image of the country. Confidence in the decision to travel a lot. and most importantly, the circulation of the economy in tourism and sports directly and indirectly, hundreds of millions per item expected to organize the competition This time, it will achieve the intended purpose in every way.
The governor of SAT said that as an organization that promotes sports in the country it has implemented the policy of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports in pushing mountain trail running as the country’s main activity By competing in the Mountain Trail Running World Championship this time, SAT is ready to providing full support in various areas, such as technical competition. For the prohibited substances inspection and is also the budget sponsor of this event. through the National Sports Development Fund as well
For the Mountain Trail Running World Championships, the Thailand 2021 World Mountain Trail Running Championships will be held during 3-6 November 2022 at Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai. The competition is divided into 2 activities: 1. The World Mountain Trail Running Championship includes trail running 80 km, trail running 40 km, mountain running 11.2 km, Mountain Running 8.5 km and Mountain Running (World Youth Championship) 6.4 km 2. A person-type trail running competition Using the same route for the World Championships, 2 distances, 40 km and 11.2 km, will receive only 500 entrants, and the 10 km 5 km road race will receive only 3,000 applicants.