Diana Group employees compete on sports day


Employees of the Diana Group of hotels took some time off from serving tourists to battle each other in musical chairs, blind horse riding, pillow carrying and other wacky sports as part of the company’s 21st annual Sports Day.

Managing Director Sopin Thappajug and event organizer Saming Suebsakul opened the Oct. 4 games with 178 workers decked out in green and blue. Sports included aerobics, balloon-carrying, an obstacle course race, takraw and volleyball.

The Blue team parades their way into the competition. The Blue team parades their way into the competition.

Employees also competed in professional-skills competitions, such as bed-making races, wine-pouring, math and engineering.

Diana group officials said all the activities help to bring workers together, as well as give them some exercise.

Sopin said the annual Sports Day aims at creating unity and relaxation for workers. Sportsmanship impartiality and respect are taught through winning and losing, she said.