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Press Release | 27 February 2020

Rowers In Final Practice for Thailand’s Annual Elephant Boat Races on the Chaopraya River

Rowers from across Thailand practice in final preparations for the second annual Elephant Boat Race taking place on the banks of the river next to Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort from 28th February to 1st March 2020.  Each race, in specially commissioned elephant themed boats, takes place across 200m with 4 teams per heat, the first to cross the finish line wins and progresses closer to winning the royal trophy graciously granted by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua. In addition to soaking up the racing action, visitors will also enjoy on-land entertainment including live music concerts, kid’s arts and crafts, fun fair rides and a wide selection of food and beverages. 

List of Teams for 2020 

1. Raja Navy (Royal Thai Navy)
2. Pradu Thong Goddess
3. Institute of Physical Education
4. Chaopraya Nonthaburi
5. Singburi
6. Phet Nava 
7. Samut Prakarn
8. Look Ta Pee

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