Bangkok, 31 January, 2018 – Held on Sunday 28 January, 2018 the ‘Krungsri Ayutthaya Kizuna Ekiden 2018’ relay race built on the success of last year’s inaugural event (link), with all involved enjoying an exciting and fun occasion in the beautiful scenery of Ayutthaya.
The event was presided over by H.E. Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat, Thailand’s Minster of Tourism and Sports.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), as a supporter of the event, is proud to announce the results of the ‘Krungsri Ayutthaya Kizuna Ekiden 2018’ as follows:
Winning team: Tokio Marine SpeedTime 00:52:14:332
First runner-up team: ICHIKHO TTC-A- Time 00:55:18:880
Second runner-up team: HMT-Special Time 00:57:53:884
Third runner-up team: Lumpini Red Diamonds-MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Time 00:58:23:608
Fourth runner-up team: HCTL3 Time 00:58:28:721
Fifth runner-up team: ITOCHU 2 Time 01:00:20:050
Sixth runner-up team: Hikari Tech Team A Time 01:00:49:841
Seventh runner-up team: CHT Running Club-2 HT Time 01:01:06:223
Eighth runner-up team: YAKULT FACTORY 1 Time 01:01:20:513
Ninth runner-up team: CHT Running club-1 HT Time 01:01:43:085
Long popular in Japan, the Ekiden is a type of long distance relay race and now with two editions of the ‘Ayutthaya Kizuna Ekiden’ race being held in Thailand, is well on its way to becoming a popular event in the kingdom.
The TAT and all sponsors of the ‘Krungsri Ayutthaya Kizuna Ekiden 2018’ would like to thank participating teams and spectators for making the event such a success.