- Thanyapura Long Course Swim Championships coming to Phuket

March 21, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Some of Asia's most talented swimmers will be travelling to Phuket this April in order to take part in the hotly-contested 2012 Thanyapura Long Course Swim Championships.
To be held at the Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Club from April 6th to 8th, the event will see athletes from international swimming clubs based across the continent all competing.
It represents the first long course swim championship to be held in Phuket, with participants set to compete in the facility's 50-metre Olympic-standard swimming pool.
The event will run from 09:00 until 17:00 local time on each of the three days, with spectators able to gain entry to watch completely free of charge.
People wishing to attend will find the Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club located in the immediate vicinity of the Thalang district and Nai Yang Beach, not far from Phuket Town.
The site is known as one of the best-equipped sporting centres in the area, offering swimming, tennis, rugby, football, athletics and basketball facilities and more for professional athletes and visiting holidaymakers alike.
Swimming devotees can find a huge selection of Phuket hotels at, such as the Patong Merlin Hotel.
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