43'rd petanque world championship

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2006-10-18

The 43rd WC will be held in Thailand!

And here's the brand new website of the Pattaya Championships.

Some pages are still under construction, but for those of us that are used to French websites, this one looks extremely good! You actually risk finding information before your PC crashes! This is not something the petanque community is used to, the usual French web-solution is to make an insane flash/java based solution in french only. That usually crashes your PC before you can understand anything.

So this is very good indeed!

There are 26,000 registered players Thailand, so after France and Spain they are the biggest petanque-playing nation in the world!

This is probably due to HRH Princess Srinagarindra, who popularized the game in Thailand.

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