The first team has arrived in the island to participate in the Raid Amazone Tournament, which is considered to be the largest tourist sports festival in Sri Lanka after the covid pandemic.
Accordingly, 253 French athletes arrived in Sri Lanka on Flight UL 564 which arrived in Sri Lanka at 4.15 am yesterday (14) from Paris, France.
This is to participate in the Raid Amazone Tournament which is considered to be the biggest women’s adventure challenge in the world which will be held from tomorrow (16) in connection with Sigiriya.
The French athletes who arrived in the country to participate in the tournament were welcomed at the Katunayake Airport and were joined by officials from SriLankan Airlines, the Department of Airports and Aviation and the Tourism Promotion Bureau.
Raid Amazone, the world’s largest women’s adventure challenge, will be held in Sri Lanka in two phases this year.
The first phase of the program will run from March 16 to 22 and the second phase from March 28 to April 6.
These events have been organized in Sigiriya, Kaudulla, Medirigiriya, Wewala, Kandalama and Mahawilgamuwa.
This is the 20th Raid Amazone Series to be held in Sri Lanka. SriLankan Airlines is the main airline hosting the Raid Amazone 2022 competition. It is organized in collaboration with the Tourism Promotion Bureau.