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Grand Opening Ceremony of Annual AU Games

The Annual AU Games 2020, “The League of Crystal” organized by Assumption University Student Organization(AUSO) was officially launched during the grand opening ceremony on November 24, 2020 at the elegant Thai Pavilion (Sala Chaturamuk Phaichit), Suvarnabhumi Campus.

Being held on November 16 to December 16, 2020, the chief objectives of the yearly organized AU Games featuring a variety of sports are to enhance physical, mental health, wellness, unity, relationships, sports talents & potentialities and sportsmanship among AU community: students, participating faculty members and staff from different faculties which further reflects Rev. Bro. Dr. Martin Pratheep Komolmas’ Noble Sports Motto

“THE PUPOSE OF SPORT IS NOT TO WIN BUT TO RECREATE AND TO EDUCATE; JUST AS IN LIFE, ITS PURPOSE IS NOT TO SUCCEED BUT TO STRUGGLE AND TO LIVE. REMEMBER THAT SPORT OPERATES UPON THE BASIS OF LAW AND ORDER. IN THIS CONTEXT, MAN HAS A CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE HIMSELF AS A HUMAN BEING.”


Countless exciting games are presently being competed among various faculties and independently open teams which are aimed at strengthening team building, friendly competitions and good sportsmanship.

Furthermore, both the 3 km and 6 km mini marathons joined in by running enthusiasts, excited health conscious members of the AU community and student athletes added more fun and excitement to the sports occasion.

Parade of Athlete Representatives from all 10 Faculties

The procession of colorful parade of athletes from the 10 existing faculties was witnessed by Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President Rector Magnificus, administrators, faculty members, officials, AUSO Organizing Committee & Members, staff, cheering crowd of participating athletes and students.

 

Report on AU Games by Sports Project Director

Mr. Wuttipat Saeheng, Project Director, reported on the main objectives, details, progress, on-going developments of the various games being competed among different faculties and the organized open-teams.


Opening Address by Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran

Presiding over the opening ceremony of the annual AU Sports Event, Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President Rector Magnificus, delivered an official address; echoing the overall unity, sportsmanship, friendship and strengthened family tides & relationships among AU students & community members.

Torch Lighting Ceremony
The “Torch Lighting Ceremony” was performed by Mr. Chuck Atitnorakan, AUSO President, officially and ceremonially launching the AU Games.

Launching of 6 km Mini Marathon
The 6-km Mini Marathon was officially kicked off actively participated by administrators, faculty members, staff, students and athletes.

Launching of 3 km Mini Marathon
Likewise, the 3 km Mini Marathon was launched; joined by participating administrators, faculty members, staff, students and athletes.


Award Presentation by Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran

At the end of both Mini Marathons organized around the campus roads, participating runners were presented with medals by Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President-Rector Magnificus.

Groups of Winners Presented with T-Shirts

At same time, the first 10 male and 10 female winners of both marathon running were each awarded the special T-Shirts.
 

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