Phoenix Voyages, considered as one of the leading Tourism Agencies in Asia, has organized for the second time with the SDPO the world renown Angkor Ultra Trail, which took place on the 20th and 21st of January 2017.
The Angkor temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have been once again the setting of the Angkor Ultra Trail. In addition to the main UTA 128km race, four different challenges have been offered: the “Bayon Trail” 64km, the “Jungle Trail Angkor” 32km, the “Temple Run Angkor” 16km and “Nordic Walking Angkor” 16km.
This amazing competition have gathered 473 participants from 37 different nations.
The 128km, 64km and 32km trails were qualifying races for the prestigious UTMB Mont Blanc Trail which will take place on 28th August 2017.
On the podium of the UTA 128km, the first place was won by the French Ultra Trail champion Antoine Guillon, in second position was the Vietnamese athlete Tran Quang and in third position was another famous French Ultra Trail champion, Christophe Le Saux.
The winners of all the races have been awarded in the presence of the Cambodian Minister of Tourism H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, the General Secretary of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) Mr Vath Chamroeun, and the President of Phoenix Voyages Group Mr. Edouard George.
At the same time, the "Great Humanitarian Walk – Mr. Red Nose” took place in the impressive remnants of the Khmer era, and has raised 4,000 Euro, which were donated to three Cambodian NGOs: ABC and Rice, Smiling Hearts School and Care for Cambodia.
Phoenix Voyages is proud to announce that this event was a great success, and that the date of the next edition has already been set on 19th and 20th January 2018 in Angkor for a new sporting adventure in one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the world!
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