June 11, 2013 | Asia Pacific: Thailand

Fever Pitch in Bangkok for Asia Pacific Qualifier

By Karyn Tan

2nd from Left to right: Thailand athlete Nitithorn Ponsen, Dr. Naris Chaiyasoot - Chairman of Special Olympics Thailand, Worawit Chailimpamontree, CEO of the Government Savings Bank, Kiattisak Senamuang, Head Coach of Special Olympics Thailand Unified Football team and Unified Partner Thawatchai Kong-in.

From 15-21 June, the Asia Pacific region qualifier for the Special Olympics Global Unified Cup will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together Special Olympics Unified teams from Bangladesh, India (Bharat), Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan and Singapore. At last friday's press announcement, Chairman of Special Olympics Thailand Dr. Naris Chaiyasoot spoke about the power of Unified Sports, and thanked sponsor Government Savings Bank for supporting the tournament. Catch the action at Thammasat University (Rangsit Campus) starting 15 June!

About Karyn Tan: Communications Manager for Asia Pacific region

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