The Athletics Association of Thailand” invites Thais to serve as gracious hosts for the Asian Athletics Association Congress Meeting 2023 and the 25th Asian Athletics Championships 2023, “Bew Puripol” named the Best U-18 Male Athlete of Asia.

Today (10 July 2023) At the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, Lord Sebastian COE, World Athletics President, Gen. Dahlan Al-Hamad, President of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA), and distinguished guests attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the Asian Athletics Association, and Bew Puriphon Boonsorn, a Thai sprinter, has won the Best U-18 Male Athlete of Asia award.

Pol.Gen. Sant Sarutanond, President of the Athletics Association of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (AAT) said: “AAT is honored to be selected by the Asian Athletics Federation (AAA) to host the Asian Athletics Association Congress Meeting 2023 and the 25th Asian Athletics Championships. We believe that Thai athletics will continue to grow step by step and serve as a gateway for our country’s national-level athletics athletes. This will be a crucial step in improving the caliber of Asian and Thai athletes to possibly compete at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, from August 19–27, as well as the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, the following year.”

Gen. Dahlan Al-Hamad, President of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) said: “As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Asian Athletics Association. Over the past five decades, our association has witnessed remarkable achievements and growth of athletics in our diverse continent. It is an honor to gather here in Bangkok, a city renowned for its rich history. I would also like to extend my heartfelt appreciation for the warm hospitality and the hosts efforts in organizing this prestigious event. We are sure that the world will see the accomplishments, triumphs, and inspirational tales of our outstanding athletes”.

Pol.Maj.Gen. Surapong Ariyamongkol Vice President and Secretary General of the Athletics Association of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (AAT) said: “General Prawit Wongsuwan (Ret.), Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand (NOCT) presides over the opening session of the Asian Athletics Association Congress Meeting 2023 on Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 9.30 AM at Chatrium Grand Bangkok hotel and opening ceremony of the 25th Asian Athletics Championships will take place in the evening at Samyan Mitrtown.”

The Athletics Association of Thailand (AAT), in collaboration with the Department of Physical Education has recently renovated the running track surface and the spotlights at the stadium. A photo finish room, LED Screen and Wi-Fi will be also added at the Supachalasai National Stadium. In terms of security and traffic facilitation, AAT received good cooperation from the Royal Thai Police. At this time, more than 1,500 athletes from 42 countries have traveled to participate in the competition.

We extend our heartfelt to welcome all the Asian Athletes for 25th Asian Athletics Championships 2023, which will be held on July 12–16, 2023, at the National Stadium (Supachalasai Stadium) in Bangkok. Free Admission and Watch the matches LIVE & on demand on Facebook, Youtube Asian Athletics Championships 2023. Broadcasting live at 9MCOT HD 30 between 12-15 July at 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. and on July 16 at 5:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m., which will be the closing ceremony of the competition.