Pattaya School No. 11 students learned self-confidence and sportsmanship while getting exercise at the school’s annual sports day.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and top officials opened the 6th annual “Rachapruek Games” June 19. Principal Jirasak Jitsom led the opening parade of 1,145 students split into four teams.
The event is held each year to promote students’ health, self-confidence, sportsmanship and to teach them to be good winners and losers. The games encourage them to play sports and stay away from drugs, school officials said.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome fires the starting pistol as top officials look on during the opening ceremony for the 6th annual Rachapruek Games.
In addition to the competitions, a cheerleading contest was held and awards passed out at the end of the day.
Sports played on the day were swimming, futsal, volleyball, takraw, table tennis, athletics, and tug-of-war.
The blue team earned the highest accumulated score.