The 20th "Amata Friendship Games" came to a close with a closing ceremony presided over by Mr. Wittaya Khunpleum, Member of Parliament and President of Chonburi Provincial Administration Organization, along with Dr. Viwat Kromadit, Chief Technical Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Estate Business Thailand at AMATA Corporation Public Company. The event included representatives from various private and public sector organizations, including the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT). The ceremony took place at the National Sports University's Chonburi Campus, where awards were presented to the victorious athletes.
This competition saw participation from 287 teams representing 77 companies across 9 different sports categories. It holds the distinction of being the largest corporate sports league in the Eastern region of Thailand, and quite possibly, the most significant on a national scale as well.
The competition spanned from April to August 2023, and the victors in each sports category were announced during the ceremony. The champions in each category for this year are:
Additionally, awards were presented for cheerleading and parades, with the championship going to Valeo Comfort and Driving Assistance System (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
The AMATA Friendship Games have become a cherished annual tradition, promoting both physical well-being and sportsmanship. This event serves as a platform to enhance community welfare, fostering camaraderie among participants and the companies within the AMATA industrial estate. Recognizing the significance of sports, it offers an avenue for meaningful engagement, nurturing not only a fit body but also a sound mind and a compassionate heart.
In addition to the yearly Friendship Games hosted at the Thai estates, AMATA extends its commitment to sports by organizing activities for local schools, hosting a mini marathon, and initiating a diverse range of events that blend sports, enjoyment, and social engagement.