Chonburi province is ready for joint hosting the 24th Sea Games 2007. It has got the full ability to organize Water Sports and Horse Back Riding events.

Mr. Pracha Tae-Rat, Mayor of Chonburi province declared the 24th Sea Games 2007 which will be in Nakorn-Rachasima from 6 – 16 December 2007. This event is one of activities to celebrate 80th birthday for His Majesty King Bhumiphol.

This 24th Sea Games 2007, will be the 6th event that Thailand has organized for Sea Games. The main hosting place will be in Nakorn-Rachasima province. It is also to organize the games to celebrate the new stadium that was built for the King’s birthday which will be on 5 December 2007.

Many sport events will be at many stadiums around Nakorn-Rachasima province such as: Municipal Stadium, Suranaree Technology college stadium and some games will be at National stadium in Bangkok and perimeter, including Queen sirikit stadium in Patumthani province.

Mr. Pracha said that most of Water Sport events will be in Chonburi province such as: Canoe, Kayak, Rowing and Long boat racing will be at Maab Prachan reservoir, Banglamung. Horse back riding such as: Dressage, Jumping and Eventing will be at Horseshoe Point, Pattaya. Sailing will be at Marina Yacht club, Jomtien, Pattaya. Windsurfing will be on Jomtien beach and Triathon will be in front of Ambassador city jomtien hotel. Locations for all games have the ability and readiness as Chonburi province has organized many important events before.

For local medias who wish to report the events for 24th Sea Games 2007, could obtain a media identification from Chonburi public relations office, at Chonburi city hall by submitting two of two inches photos to the office.

Pattaya Daily News